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Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century (73)
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pre-Bembe, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.10CCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.320©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8©
Half-Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, late 19th-early 20th century
1974.212CCCC0
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
Mother and Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1969.7©
Janus Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 20th century
1976.182©
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426CCCC0
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1976.185©
Caryatid Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Luba, early 20th century
1969.9CCCC0
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116©
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245CCCC0
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1972.2©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
2008.150©
Comb
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, 20th century
1976.180©
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, possibly early 20th century
1998.29©
Female Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, 20th century
1975.164©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Teke, 20th century
1975.165©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Angola/Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chowke, 20th century
1978.27©
Bell
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 20th century
1975.166©
Belt
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, possibly early 20th century
1994.87©
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 2nd quarter 20th century
1976.186©
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1918.356©
Female/Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 20th century
1977.192©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367©
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1975.191©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1970.34©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku, early 20th century
1975.167©
Bell
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1975.190©
Throwing Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th Century
1918.661©
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344©
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138CCCC0
Cap
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.88©
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
1954.376©
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, early-mid 20th century
1995.211©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.356©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.742©
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1975.192©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndengesh, early 20th century
1962.351©
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372©
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1958.471©
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335©
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.a©
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.b©
Basket
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.326©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373©
Part of a chair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.323©
Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoong, 20th century
1918.373©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, early 20th Century
1916.1017©
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoongo, 20th century
1954.375©
Bracelet
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.538CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, early 20th Century
1916.1016©
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1915.468©
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1915.468.a©
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1915.468.b©
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1915.452©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.354©
Divination Implement
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1969.550CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.358©
Vessel
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1992.69©
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345©
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1954.374©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.357©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.355©
Bowl
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.89©
Wig
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, early to mid 20th century
2007.1©
Beaded Hat or Headpiece
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1942.1532©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.353©
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, early-mid 20th century
2005.56©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu, 20th century
2008.152©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pre-Bembe, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.10Wood, clothOverall: 48.6 x 15.6 x 17.2 cm (19 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.320WoodDiameter: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.); Overall: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8Wood, cloth, fibers, pigmentOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Half-Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, late 19th-early 20th century
1974.212Wood, cloth, beadsOverall: 22.4 x 10.7 x 12.4 cm (8 13/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181Wood, brass, and ironOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mother and Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1969.7WoodOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Janus Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 20th century
1976.182IvoryOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426Wood, metal, beadsOverall: 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
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1976.185WoodOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Caryatid Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Luba, early 20th century
1969.9WoodOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116Wood, pigmentOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245Wood and fiberOverall: 134.6 cm (53 in.)Gift of Mrs. Carl Lerch in memory of the Reverend Andrew F. HenseyCCCC0
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1972.2Wood and pigmentOverall: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
2008.150Wood, fiberOverall: 27 x 22 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
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©
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, possibly early 20th century
1998.29Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, clothOverall: 29 x 23 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Female Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, 20th century
1975.164Wood and porcelainOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179Wood and pigmentOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Angola/Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chowke, 20th century
1978.27Wood, pigment, reeds, and fiberOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bell
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 20th century
1975.166WoodOverall: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Belt
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, possibly early 20th century
1994.87Cord, leather, glass beads, shellsOverall: 139.5 cm (54 15/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Spoon
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 2nd quarter 20th century
1976.186IvoryOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1918.356WoodOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Female/Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 20th century
1977.192IvoryOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.); Blade: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366Iron and leatherGift 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©
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©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1970.34WoodOverall: 61 cm (24 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku, early 20th century
1975.167Wood, brass, and fiberOverall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bell
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1975.190WoodOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Throwing Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th Century
1918.661Iron and leatherOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)General Income Fund©
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344Wood, hide, fiber, metal, 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©
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
Cap
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.88Basketry, fabric, glass beads, cowrie shells, brassDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Whistle
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
1954.376WoodOverall: 9.6 x 4.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jelliffe©
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, early-mid 20th century
1995.211Fiber, shells, seed, buttonsOverall: 39.7 x 23 x 22.5 cm (15 5/8 x 9 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.356Natural fibersOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diameter of top: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 41.4 cm (16 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.742Brass and ironOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1975.192IvoryOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndengesh, early 20th century
1962.351Wood and pigmentOverall: 73.7 cm (29 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372IvoryOverall: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
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©
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346Wood and snakeskinDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335Forged iron with ivory handleKnife including handle: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.aForged iron with ivory handleKnife including handle: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.bLeather and tinGift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Basket
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.326Natural fibersOverall: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Diameter of top: 31.6 cm (12 7/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373IvoryOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Part of a chair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.323WoodOverall: 49.9 x 2.6 x 4.6 cm (19 5/8 x 1 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoong, 20th century
1918.373WoodOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Elephants
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.342IvoryOverall: 75.9 cm (29 7/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1979.84IvoryOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Gift of Dorothy M. Bell©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, early 20th Century
1916.1017Forged iron and copperOverall: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Blade: 31.3 cm (12 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
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 Jelliffe©
Bracelet
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.538IvoryDiameter: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.); Overall: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, early 20th Century
1916.1016Forged iron and copperOverall: 40.6 cm (16 in.); Blade: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1915.468Coiled fibers, metalPin: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Width at bottom: 12.1 x 12.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1915.468.aCoiled fibersWidth at bottom: 12.1 x 12.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1915.468.bMetalOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, 20th century
1915.452Carved woodOverall: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.354Natural fibersOverall: 26 x 33.7 cm (10 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
Divination Implement
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, Late 19th- Early 20th century
1969.550WoodOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Gift of various donors by exchangeCCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.358Natural fibersOverall: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.); Diameter of top: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
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 Milliken©
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©
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1954.374WoodDiameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Overall: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jelliffe©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.357Natural fibersOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of top: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.355Natural fibersOverall: 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 Sponsers©
Bowl
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.89PotteryDiameter: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); Overall: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Wig
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, early to mid 20th century
2007.1Fiber, animal pelt, 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 Trust©
Beaded Hat or Headpiece
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1942.1532Glass beads, cloth, reeds cowrie shellsOverall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of W. A. Price©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.353Natural fibersOverall: 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 Sponsers©
Hat
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, early-mid 20th century
2005.56Fibers, cowrie shells, beads, elephant tail, cordOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu, 20th century
2008.152Wood, metalOverall: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)Jo Hershey Selden Fund©