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Headdress (Mpaan)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa
Culture:
Kuba
Medium:
Raffia, cotton cloth, cowrie shells, glass beads
Dimensions:
Diameter: 6 1/2 in.
Classification:
Beads-Costumes
Credit Line:
Gift of Lilly Daché, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.83.31
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.

Dagen, Philippe, and Maureen Murphy. Charles Ratton: L'invention des arts primitifs. Paris: Skira Flammarion, 2013, pp. 102-103, 72.



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