Artist:Kongo (Sundi subgroup)
Medium: Iron, wood, fiber, glass mirror, bird beaks, duiker horns, cloth, medicinal material
Dates:late 19th or early 20th century
Dimensions: 21 1/2in. (54.6cm) Other: 21 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 2in. (54.6 x 16.5 x 5.1cm) Other: 1 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/4in. (2.5 x 15.9 x 4.4cm) Other: 2in. (5.1cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H7, 6C
Accession Number: 22.1431
Catalogue Description: Two standing wooden figures, heads and bodies bearing medicine, attached to heavy-linked iron chain, probably from large power figure. Each figure has woven cloth wrapped around lower torso beneath medicine pack covered with glass mirror. Chain hung with padlocks, keys, duiker horns (medicine filled), bird beaks (articulated), etc. Condition: Mirrors broken, body cracked.