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Ceremonial loincloth
Ceremonial loincloth
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Barkcloth; Painted
Dimensions:
110.5 x 53.7 cm (43 1/2 x 21 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Mbuti People
Accession Number:
1990.18.1
Acquisition Date:
1990-06-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred S. Wilsey

Exhibition History:

Unravelling Yarns rotation, (1993-6)

One side of the cloth is patterned with a water or animal skin in orange and black; the other side with a geomateric and linear forms in red and black.
deep orange, black, red stripes on half, blank on other

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