Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ceremonial Regalia Element (Mabuk)

Date:
ca. 1950
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Raffia palm fiber, beads, cowrie shells, raffia fiber backing
Dimensions:
W. 5 7/8 x L. 20 in. (14.9 x 50.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Beadwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Tatiana Sochurek, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.139.4
Not on view
Collected by Howard Sochurek (National Geographic), Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 1950s; Tatiana Sochurek, Ocean Ridge, FL, until 2003

Vansina, Jan. La Royaume Kuba. Tervuren: Royal Museum for Central Africa, 1964.

Vansina, Jan. The Children of Woot. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

Cornet, Joseph. Art Royal Kuba. Milan: Edizioni Sipiel, 1982.



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