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Standing figure with its hands clasped at a u-shaped protrusion on its chest. The facial features include an angular nose, slit mouth, and eyes made of glass beads.
Fipa
Standing Male Figure
1950 – 1999
Gift of Mary Paul and Bruce Stubbs in honor of Evan Maurer
2016/1.206
Standing figure with one hand at its hip and the other at its chest. The facial features include an angular nose, slit mouth, and eyes made of glass beads. 
Fipa
Standing Male Figure
1950 – 1999
Gift of Mary Paul and Bruce Stubbs in honor of Evan Maurer
2016/1.207

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Mask
TC2006.19
Dome-shaped cap with two elongated flaps symmetrically opposed on each side of the cap. There is a circular pattern on the top of the hat and the sides are decorated with geometric patterns resembling chevrons.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Titleholder's hat
1895 – 1905
Gift of Marc Leo Felix, Brussels
1986/2.62
A dome-shaped cap with alternating patterns of straight and wavy linear designs. Between the wavy linear designs are spaces allowing one to see through the cap. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Titleholder's hat
19th century
Museum purchase
1985/2.72
A vertically positioned drum with two handles. The stem between the handles resembles a coil or spiral shape consisting of layered rings. The bottom half of the drum, below the handles, consists of a linear design of concentric lines. The top portion of the drum, above the handles, consists of geometric patterns. Leather skin is stitched to the top of the drum.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Drum
1875 – 1885
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1984/2.35
Wooden knife with a leaf shaped blade. The center of the blade has a carved line running down the length of the blade. The knife has patination. There is tukula powder rubbed on the knife. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
1895 – 1905
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1984/2.34
Vertically positioned drum with cylindrical form. There is a face carved into the drum and underneath the face is a carved hand. Right above the hand is a rectilinear design, resembling interlocking boxes, wrapping around the circumference of the drum. Directly behind the hand is another geometric pattern resembling interlocking diamonds wrapping around the circumference of the drum.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Drum
20th century
Gift of Al and Margaret Coudron
1983/2.171
A small rectangular box with a button shaped lump on the center of the lid. A piece of fiber attaches the lid to the box. Geometric patterns cover the entire box. The inside of the box is entirely red from remnants of the tukula powder. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Box
1885 – 1895
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1984/2.24
Thisi is a miter-shaped hat with a double layer of fabric made from whorls of light-colored cotton applique on dark green velveteen ground. The sides of the hat terminate in red tassels. The front edge of the hat is trimmed with red fabric.
Chief's hat
1925 – 1975
Gift of Dr. Douglas C. Kelley
1997/1.171

Banja
Short Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.102
Barrel form cup with handle. Geometric pattern consisting of multiple intersecting lines. There is a crack from the top running vertically down the cup. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Cup
1890 – 1960
Loan from the Estate of Kurt Delbanco;Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.647
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