Rattle with Female Figure

Luba people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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late 19th-early 20th century

Wood with patina and gourd

Overall: 13 1/16 x 2 5/8 x 2 9/16 in. (33.1 x 6.6 x 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts from the Estate of Josephine Patterson Albright, Class of 1978HW, the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909 and a gift of John L. Huber, Class of 1963

998.59.30367

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 13, 1998-January 13, 1999.

Provenance

Sotheby's, Sale 7129, lopt 223, May 6, 1998, New York; sold to present collection, 1998.

Old Number

998.13.30367

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