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Credit line: Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House (18)
Male Figure
Totokro Master
1931.204©
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426CCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367©
Throwing knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366©
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346©
Model Canoe and Paddles
Africa, 20th century
1929.350©
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371©
Fiddle (iningidi)
Eastern Africa, Rwanda-Burundi, 20th century
1929.347©
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372©
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345©
Drum (ingoma)
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373©
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.363©
Axe
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.353©
No image available
Africa, Uganda, early 20th century
1929.368©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Male Figure
Totokro Master
1931.204WoodOverall: 44.8 x 9.3 x 7.7 cm (17 5/8 x 3 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, natural fiber, and pigmentOverall: 53.4 x 13.1 x 14.6 cm (21 x 5 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344Wood, rawhide, plant fiber, metal, and glass beadHandle: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.); Drum: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367Iron and woodOverall: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Throwing knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365Iron and woodOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366Iron, leather, and woodGift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346Wood, snakeskin, pelt, cloth, and natural fiberDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Model Canoe and Paddles
Africa, 20th century
1929.350WoodOverall: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371Iron and woodOverall: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Fiddle (iningidi)
Eastern Africa, Rwanda-Burundi, 20th century
1929.347Wood, snakeskin, and plant fiberDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 44.2 cm (17 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372Elephant ivoryOverall: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345WoodDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Drum (ingoma)
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343Wood, rawhide, and plant fiberDiameter: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Overall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373Elephant ivoryOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.363Iron, snakeskin, and leatherOverall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Axe
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364Iron, wood, and metalOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.353Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 19.7 x 27.4 x 5.7 cm (7 3/4 x 10 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
No image available
Africa, Uganda, early 20th century
1929.368Pounded barkOverall: 223.5 x 209.6 cm (88 x 82 1/2 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©