From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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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

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.

Height 35.5 cm
Width 24.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Harry B. Wright, 1958

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