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Bwami Prestige Cap (Mukuba or Nkumbu)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Lega peoples
Medium:
Cane, cowrie shells, boar tusk
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 15/16 x 6 x 8 1/2in. (40.6 x 15.2 x 21.6cm)
Classification:
Beads-Costumes
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.417
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, New York, until 1960; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

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