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This section, although located under the Kinshasa part of CONGO-PAGES,
is a compilation of art from all over the country.  Scroll down for a thumbnail gallery of examples of various art forms.
Kuba rafia wrap

Kuba wrap made from woven rafia fibers.  The Kuba empire is located in what is Kasai Occidentale province.  Rafia fibers are stripped off the fronds of the rafia palm.

Visit the art studios of some of the province's finest Malachite and Copper artists.  The tour includes a brief introduction on the techniques used to produce the art as well as a few examples of the finished products. 
Click on the "Katanga Art" button above to start the tour. 

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KUBA 

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