Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Prestige Cap (Laket mishiing)

Date:
20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples
Medium:
Raffia palm fiber, cotton, glass beads, hide, cowries shells
Dimensions:
H.11 5/8 x W. 8 1/4 x D. 8 1/8 in. (29.5 x 21 x 20.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Beadwork
Credit Line:
The Bryce Holcombe Collection of African Decorative Art, Gift of Bryce Holcombe, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.142.2
Not on view
Bryce P. Holcombe, New York, until 1983

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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