From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF1685
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bapende
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Plant Fiber

Of the "Dele" ghost. Worn by a fantastic figure at the initiation ceremonies. Written on card is tights, however the back of the card states vest. Horizontally striped in beige, dark brown and reddish brown plant fiber.

Length 122.5 cm
Width 74 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 292 - Other Number

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