Kuba clothing is created out of the natural fibers found in Raphia Vinifera tree, which in itself goes through a chain of process aided by the different sects of Kuba people from men, children, and women to give it shape and form to make the final product as we know as the beloved Kuba textiles.
Kuba cloth is so much more than just a fabric which beautifies your home and your life. The tribe, which makes the Kuba cloth, takes great pains to meticulously perform the different processes of embroidery, patchwork, appliqué and dyeing processes, which are required to create the finished product.
Let us tell you the story behind how the Kuba Cloth originated and the level of detail plus craftsmanship required to in producing each piece of textile. Perhaps then, will you appreciate this old tradition yet a masterful piece of art from the Democratic Republic of Congo.