Kongo. <em>Basketry Cap (Mpu)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Raffia, Height: 5 1/8 in. (13cm.). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1628. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1628_front_PS5.jpg)

Basketry Cap (Mpu)


Medium: Raffia

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: Height: 5 1/8 in. (13cm.) Diameter: 6 11/16 in. (17cm.)


Accession Number: 22.1628

Image: CUR.22.1628_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Plain weave surface knotting. Condition: Worn and discolored. Fibers strong and flexible with minimal shedding. Looped structure intact.

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