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KUBA people Central Region, Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), Kuba Kingdom
Elamba: Chief's dance skirt ?early 20th century Place made: Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)
Materials & Technique: textiles, costumes, raffia cloth, fibres, natural dyes weaving, embroidery, applique
Dimensions: length 950.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1148
Subject: African art
  • sold at auction, Sotheby's, London;
  • when bought by the Australia National Gallery, Canberra, May 1984