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Object Number:
58-17-91
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bapende
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Face half white, half dark brown, split vertically, red dot on forehead; perforated left eyelid; swollen forehead; nose twisted to its left; woven head covering with rows of criss-crossed black stitches; woven raphia fringe around lower half of face attached below ears.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry B. Wright

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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