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Helmet Mask (Bwoom)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Wood, beads, cloth, leather, copper, cowrie shells
Dimensions:
H. 13 7/8 x W. 10 5/8 x D. 11 3/4 in. (35.2 x 27 x 29.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Costumes
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.49
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

LaGamma, Alisa. Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002.



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