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1957

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2013

2020

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Loom (Democratic Republic of the Congo), early- to mid-20th century

This is a Loom. It is dated early- to mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is wood, raffia and its technique is plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 91.4 x 96.5 cm (36 x 38 in.)

Cite this object as

Loom (Democratic Republic of the Congo), early- to mid-20th century; wood, raffia; H x W: 91.4 x 96.5 cm (36 x 38 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1957-110-15

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