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Object Number:
97-18-21
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Kuba (African culture)
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Beads
Shells
Fiber
Description:
Carved wood with a woven raffia head piece stiched with cowrie shells and multe colored glass beads. Narrow slit eyes. Black and red painted design. Strands of beads sewn on woven fiber and attached above eyes and on top of the nose and around the mouth.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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New Acquisitions: African Masks (2004 - 2004)
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