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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In comparison with looms from other regions of the world, those in southern Zaire are set at an unusual oblique position. The loom is a simple mechanism consisting of a heddle and two horizontal bars between which the lenghtwise or warp strands are stretched." [Adams Monni, 1978: Kuba Embroidered Cloth. African Arts, 12 (1), November 1978, pp.24-3...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women." "Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women." "Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women." "Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man weaving a mat from palm leaf ribs. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man weaving a mat from palm leaf ribs. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women. Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length of ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of Southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women." "Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of Southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women." "Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba man at his loom. The oblique angle of the loom is typical of southern Zaire. "The making of plush cloth, especially a finished ceremonial skirt, involves a fascinating back-and-forth alternation of work by men and women. Only men set up and operate the loom. The size of the weaving is determined by the natural length of ...