Mangbetu. <em>Woman’s Bustle (Negbe) and Front Piece (Nogimwu)</em>, early 20th century. Banana leaf, raffia, 9 x 12 3/8 in. (22.9 x 31.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1931, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 31.1833. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1833_front.jpg)

Woman’s Bustle (Negbe) and Front Piece (Nogimwu)


Medium: Banana leaf, raffia

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Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 9 x 12 3/8 in. (22.9 x 31.4 cm)


Accession Number: 31.1833

Image: CUR.31.1833_front.jpg,

Brooklyn Museum