Origin: The Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania
Materials: Congo raffia, thread, zipper, pillow insert
18" Criss-Cross Congo Raffia Pillow
Size: 18" x 18"
Congo raffia is a ceremonial textile of the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Woven from dyed strips of fiber extracted from the raffia palm, congo raffia features bold appliqued geometric designs. The seamstresses at Marvelous Batik in Tanzania create beautiful decorative pillows from this unique African textile.