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Cup

Object Number:AF412
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bashilele
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Technique:Carved
Outside Diameter:10.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:679 - Field No SF

Description

Carved, drinking cup. Pattern, Imbolo = the knot. Simple weave.

Wooden cylindrical cup with handle and slightly concaved sides; a fiber strand is tied to handle.

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