Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Prestige Cap (Laket mishiing)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Raffia palm fiber, glass beads
Dimensions:
Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
Gift of Lilly Daché, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.83.17
Not on view
Lilly Daché, Paris, and Pound Ridge, NY, until 1974

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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