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Provenance

About 2002, acquired from an African merchant, New York by Professor Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anne C. Heath in memory of their son David to the MFA. (Accession date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath, in memory of their son, David B. Heath

African, Kuba peoples,

Object Place

Dimensions

Image: 2.5 x 3.8 x 104.1 cm (1 x 1 1/2 x 41 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1514

Medium or Technique

Fineley-woven fiber, possibly raffia; covered in glass seed-beads with cowrie shells

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment