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Painting

Object TitleTribal Dance in the Forest
Object Number:51-51-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Elizabethville
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Oils
Wood
Iconography:Human Figure
Musician
Drum
Huts
Trees
Sun
Length: 93.98 cm
Width: 73.66 cm
Depth: 5.08 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Belgian Government Information Centre, 1951

Description

Two large human figures wearing mask headdress, necklet, apron. Small man beating drum. Many small human figures wearing necklet and belt. Huts, tree and sun in background. Finger-painting technigue; realistic colouring.

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