Arts of Africa
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Woven fiber bag with tufted balls along top and bottom edges of one side. Above top row of tufted balls, is braided edge. There are parallel bands of open work around central area of bag. In one piece; however, fiber is fragile. There is a tear at top.
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Kongo. Bag, 19th century. Raffia fiber, 7 7/8 x 15 3/4 in. (20 x 40 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1615. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1615_front_PS5.jpg)
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