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Mask (Mukyeem)

19th–20th century
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa
Wood, beads, fiber, animal hair, cowrie shells, and cloth
H. 18 1/4 x W. 19 in. (46.4 x 48.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Lilly Daché, 1974
Accession Number:
Not on view
Lilly Daché, Paris, and Pound Ridge, NY, ca. 1936–1974

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.

LaGamma, Alisa. Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, Pg. 39-40.

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