• Le Tote Quotidien

    $35.00

    It’s time to upgrade your everyday tote bag!

    Made from 100% woven cotton African wax print “pagne.” Shoulder straps. Fully lined in solid cotton. Inside pocket (no more fishing for your keys!). Machine washable. Measures 16 (H) x 15 1/2 (W) inches.

  • Bon Appétit Chef’s Apron

    $40.00

    Look good cooking with the Bon Appétit Chef’s Apron! 

    Made from 100% woven cotton African wax print “pagne.” Generously sized chef’s apron, appropriate for men and women. Fully adjustable tie straps for neck and waist. Large front pocket. Machine washable.

  • Perfect Pagne Table Runner

    $45.00

    Add some color to your table with our reversible table runners!

    Made from 100% woven cotton African wax print “pagne”. Measures 12×72 inches. Reversible with two different but coordinating pagne patterns. Can be coordinated with our placemat sets. Machine washable.

  • Perfect Pagne Napkins

    $50.00

    Add some color to your table with our pagne napkins!

    Made from 100% woven cotton African wax print “pagne.” Sold in sets of 4, perfectly sized at 18 x 18 inches. Can be coordinated with our placemat sets and table runners.

  • Chapeau Congolais

    $50.00

    Feel like you are in the DR Congo wherever you go with this handmade raffia hat!

    These unique, one-of-a-kind hats are handmade in the DR Congo 🇨🇩 from raffia palm fibers. The tan, orange, black, and brown colors reflect traditional Kuba designs from the central Kasai region of the DRC. Available in both unisex medium and large sizes.

  • Decorative Pillows

    $50.00$60.00

    Add a pop of color to your room with a pagne pillow!

    Beautifully crafted with coordinating piping. Envelope style with back opening, includes down inserts. Cover is machine washable. Available in a range of patterns and sizes: Small (14×14 inches), Medium (16×16 inches), Large (18×18 inches), Rectangular (12×20 inches).

  • Bienvenu Nanga: Les Petits Robots

    $55.00

    Bienvenu Nanga
    Congolese, b. 1968
    Lives and works in Kinshasa, DRC

    Congolese sculptor Bienvenu Nanga is known for his endearing Robot series which he creates from recycled materials he collects in the streets of his hometown of Kinshasa, DR Congo. Drawing inspiration from science fiction and futurism, he cultivates joyful and optimistic approaches to the challenges of everyday life and adversity. Each sculpture is unique and made from recycled materials. Please contact us for details on individual pieces.

    Les Petits Robots, 2023
    Sculptures
    5.5 to 9 inches

  • Kuba Pochette

    $60.00

    Step out in style with a Kuba Pochette!

    These beautiful Kuba cloth bracelet purses are perfect for everyday shopping or an evening out on the town. Handmade in the DR Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo) from traditional raffia palm leaves, these textiles originated in the Kuba Kingdom from the 17th and 19th centuries and constitute a rich tradition. Kuba cloth is recognizable by geometric patterns and colors in neutrals, black, and orange. Each piece measures approximately 9.5 (W) x 8 (H) inches and includes a leather bracelet strap and zipper top. Please note that patterns vary slightly as each piece of Kuba cloth is unique and handmade. 

  • Perfect Pagne Placemat

    $60.00

    Add some color to your table with our reversible placemats!

    Made from 100% woven cotton African wax print “pagne.” Reversible: each side in a different yet complementary pagne. Can be coordinated with our table runners. Sold in sets of 4, perfectly sized at 19×14 inches.

  • Pende Danser

    $75.00

    Pende dancers from the western province of Kwilu (formally Bandundu) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) perform at initiation ceremonies and other events wearing full body costumes made from raffia. The region is known for its arts, including masks and dance. This beautiful figure represents these amazing dancers. Handmade in the DR Congo from raffia palm leaves, the piece measures approximately 8.5 (H) x 4.5 (W) inches. 

  • Kuba Tote

    $115.00

    The most unique tote bag you will own!

    Handmade in the DR Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo) from traditional raffia palm leaves, Kuba cloth originated in the Kuba Kingdom from the 17th and 19th centuries and constitutes a rich tradition. These textiles are recognizable by geometric patterns and colors in neutrals, black and orange. Each tote is one of a kind, reflecting the unique piece Kuba used to create the item. Lined in cotton. Leather shoulder straps and a magnetic snap. Measures approximately 13 (H) x 19 (W) inches at the top.

  • Kuba Pillow

    $120.00

    Add some style to your room with a beautiful Kuba cloth pillow.

    Handmade in the DR Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo) from traditional raffia palm leaves, these textiles originated in the Kuba Kingdom from the 17th and 19th centuries and constitute a rich tradition. Kuba cloth is recognizable by geometric patterns and colors in neutrals, black, and orange. Produced in an “envelope style” with a removal cover, each pillow measures approximately 26 (L) x 16 (W) inches. A down insert is included.

  • Balle de Match Tennis Bag

    $120.00

    Hit the courts in style with an African wax print tennis bag!

    Handmade in the DR Congo from 100% cotton African wax print (pagne) fabric. Backpack style with large outside pocket that can fit two rackets. Front zip pocket for your keys, phone, etc. Roomy inside pocket for all the essentials. Side pocket for your water bottle. Can also be used as a regular backpack! 

  • Bon Voyage Bag

    $125.00

    Travel in style with our Bon Voyage bag!

    Handmade in the DR Congo from 100% cotton African wax print (pagne) fabric. Multiple pockets, roomy interior with top zipper, adjustable shoulder straps, and an outside pocket for a water bottle. Perfect for a long weekend, carry-on, gym bag, diaper bag, or pretty much anything else! Measures 18 (L) x 12.5 (H) x 6 (W) inches.

  • JP Kiangu: Première Dame

    $225.00

    JP Kiangu
    Congolese, b. 1977
    Lives and works in Kinshasa, DRC

    JP Kiangu is a Congolese painter known for his rich and lively use of color and humorous themes. Finding inspiration in nature, humans are frequently portrayed in whimsical and joyful animal forms. These works are often include scraps of recycled traditional fabrics, adding additional color and texture.

    Première Dame, 2023
    Acrylic on canvas with fabric collage
    30 x 40 cm
    Frame included

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