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Woman's wrapper

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Brown and black abstract crossed double cylinder design with shells at the edges.

Provenance

Before 1993, family of King Bope Mabintshi Maam'Beek; by descent to King Bope's grandson, Mikoom Yemaam; 1993, exported from Bushenge region, Kuba Kingdom, Democratic Republic of the Congo, to Liege, Belgium by Yemaam; 2005, exported from Belgium to Washington DC by Yemaam; purchased from Yemaam by MFA (Accession date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of Kuba Royal family - Mikoom Yemaam

African (Kuba Kingdom, Bushoong peoples), 20th century

Object Place

Democratic Republic of Congo

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 1/2 x 24 in. (120.7 x 61 cm)

Accession Number

2006.826

Medium or Technique

Plant fibers and shells

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes