Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Throwing Knife

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Mangbetu or Zande peoples
Medium:
Iron, copper, fiber, cloth
Dimensions:
H.16 7/8 x W. 18 15/16 in. (42.9 x 48.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.89
Not on view
Sir Henry Wellcome Collection; Douglas Newton, New York, until 1958; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

Schildkrout, Enid, and Curtis Keim. African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1990.

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