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Maman Elisabeth (rug)

Maman Elisabeth (rug)

Regular price $980.00 USD
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Language meets textile.

The Mandombe collection looks at how a cultural elements can safeguard traditional craft by making contemporary designs.

We use the Mandombe Script, a pan-African language to widen the bank of patterns and colours of traditional Kuba fabrics from the DRC.  

Symbol of Wisdom 

Material  100% Raphia from the Congo 

Measures 140 x 200 cm. 

Designed by Mamlok & Jess

Made to order with 2 months lead time  

 

Materials

Raphia (palm tree leaves from the Kasai region in the Congo)

Care Instructions

Fill a basin with cool water and a mild detergent. Place the fabric in the water and soak for a few minutes then swish in the water a few times. Any scrubbing must be very gentle and from the back side of the fabric. Rinse the fabric in cool water and pat with a clean towel or cloth to remove excess moisture.

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