University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF391
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other NumberN704 - Other Number

Description

Wooden, carved, patterns. Idya Kala, Bishenge Budi. Interlocking, continous pattern of triangular and diamond shapes, cross hatch pattern throughout. Both rim and base are incised with lines and small triangles. A strip of plant fiber is wrapped around both the top and lower half, joined with a piece down the center. Cup is dark brown in color,


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 250/Fig. 15-8View Objects cited in this Publication

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