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unknown Kuba (Congolese)
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Kalyeem (Prestige Hat) from Kuba Judge's Regalia

Mid 20th century
Woven, embroidered, and beaded cloth with raffia, cowrie shells, and glass beads

11 in. x 7 1/2 in. x 5 3/4 in. (27.94 cm x 19.05 cm x 14.61 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.3.125.e
Other Number(s): 106 (238) (Neufeld Collection Number)
238 (Sotheby's Lot Number)
Geography: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Kuba, Congolese, Central African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Central African - Styles and cultures from a wide region of Africa that straddles the Equator and is drained largely by the Congo River system.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Worlds to Discover: 125 Years of Collections at Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College , Sep 24, 2010 – May 28, 2011
  • Selected Works of Art, Archaeology, Ethnography and Decorative Arts from the College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Feb 20, 2002 – Feb 24, 2002
  • African Images, Western Imageries: Collecting and Recollecting African Bryn Mawr College , Sep 26, 1999 – Jun 15, 2000

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Ownership End Date: 12/20/1996


Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Important Tribal Art Sotheby's . New York, NY, 1989
    Figure Number: 238e
  • Marianne Hansen and Emily Croll. Worlds to Discover. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, 2010
    Page Number: 29

Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • Doran H. Ross, "African Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston." African Arts 36, no. 3 (Autumn 2003): 41, 43; Accession No.: 92.451 , Figure Number: 12.
  • John Gillow, African Textiles: Color and Creativity Across a Continent (New York, NY: Thames & Hudson, 2016), 204-205.
  • John Pemberton, III, African Beaded Art: Power and Adornment (Northhampton, MA: Smith College Museum of Art, 2008), 137. Figure Number: 68

Related Bibliography List
The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
  • John Gillow, African Textiles: Color and Creativity Across a Continent (New York, NY: Thames & Hudson, 2016), 204-205.
  • John Pemberton, III, African Beaded Art: Power and Adornment (Northhampton, MA: Smith College Museum of Art, 2008), 136-137.
  • Joseph Cornet, "The Itul Celebration of the Kuba." African Arts 13, no. 3 (May 1980): 28-33, 92.
  • Joseph Cornet, Art Royal Kuba (Milano: Edizioni Sipiel, 1982), 216-217. Figure Number: 264

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