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Provenance

1993, sold from a private collection, New York, to Drs. Gladys and James Strain, New York; 2003, year-end gift of Gladys and James Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain

African, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega peoples, 20th century

Object Place

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.), Diameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.796

Medium or Technique

Fiber, buttons, horn

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Costumes