Terracotta Classic Kuba Cloth Fabric
Printed Width: 55"W
Pattern size: 27"W x 26"H
Fabric Direction: Up the roll
Fabric is sold in full-yard increments
Dye lots may vary. As a result, there may be slight color variations between your swatch and the final product
7.5" x 7.5" swatch available.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this fabric supports our artisan partners.
Fabric by the yard is printed to order, with a minimum order of 3 yards.
Expedited options may be available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fabric by the yard is final sale and may not be returned or exchanged.
This fabric is inspired by Kuba cloth, a unique textile featuring complex designs that are created when various geometric raffia pieces are stitched to a plain raffia background. The resulting rough surface is punctuated by repeated geometric patterns with unexpected interruptions in design. Men cultivate the raffia palm and weave the raffia cloth; women then create the patterned textiles. Traditionally, Kuba cloth was used as a wrapped skirt worn during burials. Later, it was incorporated in ceremonial dress for ritual dances and other celebrations.