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Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century (11)
Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century (11)
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344©
Vessel
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1992.69©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.a©
Sheath
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335.b©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.356©
Basket
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.326©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.358©
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©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.354©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.353©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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©
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©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.335Iron, elephant ivory, leather, and tinKnife including handle: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366Iron, leather, and woodGift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.356Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diameter of top: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
Basket
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.326Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 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©
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.358Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.); Diameter of top: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
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 Sponsers©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.355Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 24.1 x 30.5 x 7.6 cm (9 1/2 x 12 x 3 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
Back Skirt/ Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.354Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 26 x 33.7 x 10.2 cm (10 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsers©
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©