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Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century (20)
Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century (20)
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1976.185©
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1975.191©
Comb
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, 20th century
1976.180©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179©
Vessel
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1992.69CCCC0
Wig (uyembe matota, wiyembe, or pulumba)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, early to mid 20th century
2007.1CCCC0
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245CCCC0
Sheath
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.bCCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367CCCC0
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Teke, 20th century
1975.165©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku, early 20th century
1975.167CCCC0
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138CCCC0
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372CCCC0
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1958.471©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342CCCC0
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoongo, 20th century
1954.375CCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.357CCCC0
Beaded Hat or Headpiece
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1942.1532CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1976.185Wood and tukulaOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1975.191WoodOverall: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Comb
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, 20th century
1976.180WoodOverall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179Wood and colorantOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Vessel
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1992.69TerracottaDiameter: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.); Overall: 35 x 15.6 cm (13 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Wig (uyembe matota, wiyembe, or pulumba)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, early to mid 20th century
2007.1Plant fiber, pelt, and clayOverall: 12.7 x 24.8 x 27.3 cm (5 x 9 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)The Jane B. Tripp Charitable Lead Annuity TrustCCCC0
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245Bamboo, wood, and plant fibersOverall: 134.6 cm (53 in.)Gift of Mrs. Carl Lerch in memory of the Reverend Andrew F. HenseyCCCC0
Sheath
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.bLeather and tinGift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
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 HouseCCCC0
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Teke, 20th century
1975.165WoodOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Gift of Dorothy M. BellCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku, early 20th century
1975.167Wood, upholstery studs, and plant fiberOverall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138IvoryOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
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 HouseCCCC0
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1958.471WoodOverall: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. Lee©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342Elephant ivoryOverall: 75.9 cm (29 7/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoongo, 20th century
1954.375WoodDiameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell JelliffeCCCC0
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 HouseCCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.357Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of top: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Gift of the African Art SponsersCCCC0
Beaded Hat or Headpiece
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1942.1532Glass beads, cloth, plant fiber, and cowrie shellsOverall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0