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Arts of Africa

DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 13 3/8 x 24 13/16 in. (34 x 63 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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CAPTION Kongo. Mat, late 19th century. Rattan, 13 3/8 x 24 13/16 in. (34 x 63 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1325. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1325_front_PS5.jpg)
IMAGE front, CUR.22.1325_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Mat with large woven diamond patterns in center and simple border pattern along edges. Edges are finished. Mat has large stain affecting more than a quarter of its surface. There is a prominent tear in the stained area. The object is fragile and brittle.
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