Democratic Republic of Congo, Early 20th century 15"H X 15"W
Each Kuba pillow in our collection is hand-made exclusively for Archeo from vintage Kuba cloth. Woven from palm leaf fiber, Kuba cloths were traditionally worn atop layers of raffia skirt during important tribal ceremonies. The men of the tribe were responsible for weaving the base cloth, while the women created the elaborate patterns and designs. Each individual textile in our collection is a unique exploration of repetition and variation in geometric form. Each pillow includes a custom-sewn down filled insert.