Mpaan Headdress, early 20th century

  • Kuba, African

Cotton, beads, shells

  • Framed: Including base: 11 1/4 × 7 3/4 × 8 1/2 inches (28.6 × 19.7 × 21.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, with funds from the Friends of African and African American Art

1998.46

On View

  • African N100

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric patterns
  • Kuba (zaire)
  • Beads
  • Headdress
  • Shells
  • Cotton
  • Beading
  • Zaire

Provenance

Jacques Hautelet (La Jolla, California, USA); 1998-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Kuba, African, Mpaan Headdress, early 20th century, cotton, beads, shells. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, with funds from the Friends of African and African American Art, 1998.46.