University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1587
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:1187 - Other Number


Braided and coiled plant fiber belt. On the center of the body of belt, protrudes a large round ball made from same type of material. Four vertical panels on the main body of the belt there are geometric design in a darker brown plant fiber. The closure on the belt is of braided plant fiber, ends are fraying. Ceremonial.

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