Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ceremonial Overskirt

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kasai River region
Culture:
Kuba peoples, Bushoong group
Medium:
Raffia palm fiber, camwood, tukula
Dimensions:
H. 17 1/2 x W. 63 in. (44.5 x 160 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Fred and Rita Richman Foundation Gift, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.253
Not on view
Austin Newton, Princeton, NJ; [Andres Moraga, Berkeley, CA, until 2004]

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Vansina, Jan. The Children of Woot. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

Cornet, Joseph. Art Royal Kuba. Milan: Edizioni Sipiel, 1982.