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Apron

Back Apron

Object Number:30-49-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Belgian Congo
Aruwimi District
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Leaf
Length: 26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Albrecht in memory of son Charles Hahn Albrecht, 1930

Description

Of shredded bast on a foundation of leaves. Worn hung by a cord from the girdle, over a bark-cloth apron. A female figurine of Mangbettu type (30-49-9) wears an apron similar in form to this, but in construction resembling rather 30-49-11 and 12.

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