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Beadwork Headdress for Mbudye Official

Arts of Africa

CULTURE Possibly Luba
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 16 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (41.6 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.596
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Possibly Luba. Beadwork Headdress for Mbudye Official, 19th century., 16 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (41.6 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 22.596. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE front, CUR.22.596_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plain weave raffia cloth strip with beadwork in geometric pattern. Bead colors: white, dark blue, and red. Cloth: Natural. CONDITION: Fair. Very worn. Torn in center, stained.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (70%)
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Beadwork Headdress for Mbudye Official