While we’re discovering the wealth of intricate textiles that hail from Africa…let’s take a journey to the Congo. Specifically, ALL things Kuba Cloth! Kuba textiles are unique to the ‘Democratic Republic of Congo’, formally known as Zaire.
The textiles themselves are beautifully executed geometric designs of alternating linear embroidery, that often times resembles velvet. Kuba cloth is organic and earthy, possessing an almost otherworldly magical quality.