Kuba Pattern Kisii Soapstone Heart DishCULTURAL.
Working with soft soapstone found in the Kisii District of Keyna, Gusii artist hand carve stone dishes into a simple heart shape. Artist in a Nairobi workshop give the plain stone pieces character by hand dyeing the stone a rich red and blue, and adding incised details reminiscent of the patterns on Kuba cloth.
Size: 6"L x 6"W x 0.5"T
Materials: Soapstone, non-toxic dye