This square mat was woven in the early 20th century in the Congo by a Kuba weaver out of Raffia palm fibre. These squares were made in imitation of velvet but as time progressed took on a much more local African quality. This example is highly graphi
8 in (W) x 12 in (L) x 4 in (H)
Peter Pap has been dealing in distinctive rugs for over 40 years, and is recognized internationally by collectors and designers as one of the country's foremost experts in antique rugs, carpets and tribal weavings.
Tibetan saddle cover