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unknown Congolese (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Congolese Primary


19th century - 20th century
Bone, Metal, Leather (?)

7.87 x 4.45 x 17.13 in. (19.99 x 11.303 x 43.51 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.104
Geography: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear; Smoking & Recreational Drug Equipment
Culture/Nationality: Mangbetu, Congolese, Central African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection

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  • 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 - Nationality, styles, and culture of the people of the nation of the République centrafricaine.
  • Congolese - Nationality, styles, and cultures of the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • pipes - Refers to the short vertical arrangement of draped fabric, with a tapered lower hem falling in a broken diagonal, often used as the center ornament of a festoon curtain.
  • tourism - The industry providing facilities and services to people traveling for recreation.

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Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): Record No.: 0022106.
  • "Les sculptures Mangbetu Zande Boa Léga." Masque Statue. (Accessed June 21, 2020): Masque Statue,, Figure Number: 645, 646.

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