Headdress (Mpu, of a Mfumu Kanda)
Unidentified Kongo maker
Kingdom of Kongo
Raffia, possibly pineapple fiber
Overall: 3 5/16 × 6 7/16 × 6 7/16 in. (8.4 × 16.3 × 16.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund
Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa
Not on view
AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013
ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R.Taylor, Fall 2013
Evolving Perspectives: Highlights from the African Art Collection at the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2013-April 6, 2014.
Resonances of Power, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12, 1998-February 28, 1999.
Jacques Hautelet (1931-2014), La Jolla, California; sold to present collection, 1997.
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