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Etoffe Pongo of The Pygmies of Ituri
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Produced by pygmies in the Ituri Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these fabrics woven from ficus bark fibers were painted by women. Men cut wood and hammered bark, and women generally used a gardenia decoction mixed with charcoal ash to draw patterns similar to tattoos worn by tribe members using fingers or plant stems.
Sur this copy, parallel lines of light khaki color, of different formats, were drawn on the clear background, lines connecting each of them and sometimes ending with a loop, the whole forming a decorative grid. The rhythm and space created between the different signs would also have a connection with the polyphonic songs through which the pygmies of Ituri address God. Thick texture with a soft touch.
The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, ...

Etoffe Pongo of The Pygmies of Ituri
African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Ex collection of Swiss African art.
Produced by the pygmies of the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these woven fabrics made of ficus bark fibers were painted by women. The men cut wood and hammered the bark, and the women usually used a decoction of gardenia mixed with charcoal ash to draw designs similar to the tattoos worn by tribal members. In this example, parallel graphics have been drawn on a light background. The rhythm and the space created between the different signs would also have a link with the polyphonic songs with which the pygmies of Ituri address God. The fiber is pierced at two knots in the bark. The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, produced a similar type of cloth (called tapa in Oceania) decorated with more complex symbols called ...

Etoffe Pongo of The Pygmies of Ituri
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African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Ex-Collection Swiss African Art.

Produated by pygmies in the Ituri Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these fabrics woven from ficus bark fibers were painted by women. Men cut wood and hammered bark, and women generally used a gardenia decoction mixed with charcoal ash to draw patterns similar to tattoos worn by tribe members using fingers or plant stems.
Sur this copy, parallel lines of different formats were drawn on the clear background, lines connecting each of them, forming a decorative composition. The rhythm and space created between the different signs would also have a connection with the polyphonic songs through which the pygmies of Ituri address God. Thick texture with a soft touch.

Pongo fabric of Ituri Pygmies
African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Ex-collection Belgian African art.
Produced by the pygmies of the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these woven fabrics made of ficus bark fibers were painted by women. The men cut wood and hammered the bark, and the women usually used a decoction of gardenia mixed with charcoal ash to draw with their fingers or plant stems patterns similar to the tattoos worn by tribal members. On this soft-touch specimen, grids of different sizes have been drawn on the light background, lines connecting each of them. The rhythm and the space created between the different signs would also have a link with the polyphonic songs through which the Mbuti pygmies of Ituri address God. Soft touch texture. The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, produced a similar type of cloth ...


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Etoffe Pongo of the Pygmies of Ituri
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African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Ex-collection Belgian African tribal art.
Produced by the pygmies of the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these woven fabrics made of ficus bark fibers were painted by women. The men cut wood and hammered the bark, and the women usually used a decoction of gardenia mixed with charcoal ash to draw with their fingers or plant stems patterns similar to the tattoos worn by tribal members. On this example the lined patterns form a network of gray-black squares animated with some star-like graphics. The rhythm and the space created between the different signs would also have a link with the polyphonic songs with which the pygmies of Ituri address God. Soft touch texture. murumba or nogetwe . This type of fabric, if not worn as a loincloth, could be stretched over ...

Etoffe Pongo d Ituri
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African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Produced by pygmies in the Ituri Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these fabrics woven from ficus bark fibers were painted by women. Men cut wood and hammered bark, and women generally used a gardenia decoction mixed with charcoal ash to draw patterns similar to tattoos worn by tribe members. On this copy, grids of different formats were drawn on the clear background, a traitor each of them, sometimes forming a loop at its end. The rhythm and space created between the different signs would also have a connection with the polyphonic songs through which the pygmies of Ituri address God. The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, produced a similar type of cloth (named tapa in Oceania) decorated with more complex symbols called murumba or nogetwe . This type of fabric, if not ...


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Etoffe Pongo of The Pygmies of Ituri
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African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Ex-collection Belgian African art.
Produced by the pygmies of the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these woven fabrics made of ficus bark fibers were painted by women. The men cut wood and hammered the bark, and the women usually used a decoction of gardenia mixed with charcoal ash to draw with their fingers or plant stems patterns similar to the tattoos worn by tribal members. On this example, grids of different sizes were drawn on the light background, lines connecting each of them. The rhythm and the space created between the different signs would also have a link with the polyphonic songs through which the Mbuti pygmies of Ituri address God. Soft touch texture. murumba or nogetwe . This type of fabric, if not worn as a loincloth, could be stretched over ...

Etoffe Pongo d Ituri
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African art > African Textile > Textile Pongo

Produced by pygmies in the Ituri Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these fabrics woven from ficus bark fibers were painted by women. Men cut wood and hammered bark, and women generally used a gardenia decoction mixed with charcoal ash to draw patterns similar to tattoos worn by tribe members.
Sur this copy, grids of different formats have been drawn on the clear background, a traitor each of them, sometimes forming a loop at its end. The rhythm and space created between the different signs would also have a connection with the polyphonic songs through which the pygmies of Ituri address God. The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, produced a similar type of cloth (named tapa in Oceania) decorated with more complex symbols called murumba or nogetwe . This type of ...


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Etoffe Pongo from Ituri
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Ex-collection Swiss African art.
Produced by pygmies from the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these fabrics woven from ficus bark fibres were painted by women. Men cut wood and hammered bark, and women generally used a gardenia decoction mixed with charcoal ash to draw patterns similar to tattoos worn by tribal members. On this copy, grids of different formats were drawn on the clear background, a traitconnector each of them, sometimes forming a loop at its end. The rhythm and space created between the various signs would also have a link with the polyphonic songs through which the pygmies of Ituri address God. The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, produced a similar type of cloth (named tapa in Oceania) decorated with more complex symbols called murumba ...


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Etoffe Pongo from Ituri
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Produced by pygmies from the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, these fabrics woven from ficus bark fibres were painted by women. Men cut wood and hammered bark, and women generally used a gardenia decoction mixed with charcoal ash to draw patterns similar to tattoos worn by tribal members.
On this copy, grids of different formats have been drawn on the clear background, one of them, sometimes forming a loop at its end. The rhythm and space created between the various signs would also have a link with the polyphonic songs through which the pygmies of Ituri address God. The Mangbetu, in contact with the Asua pygmies, produced a similar type of cloth (named tapa in Oceania) decorated with more complex symbols called murumba or nogetwe . This type of fabric, if not worn ...


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