University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1348
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bapende
Provenience: Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Plant Fiber
Shell
Gourd
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number1171 - Other Number

Description

Basket with loop handle and the mouth covered with a piece of gourd; contains shells. Used in dances.


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