University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF3686
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bapende
Provenience: Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Wood
Pigment
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number23707 - Field No SF

Description

Colored red, black with brown fiber wig, the face fringed with grass. Said to be used to circumcision ceremonies.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 70View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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