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Ibibio (Ibibio)
Illness Mask
Gift of the Honerable Jack Faxon in memory of Pauline Faxon

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Necklace with Pendant
1915 – 1925
Museum Purchase

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Necklace with pendant in form of a shell
1970 – 1980
Museum Purchase

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Yeemy Ceremonial Belt
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase

Guro (Guro)
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Belt ornament in the shape of a shell
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

Saitō Kiyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Illusion of the Sea
1933 – 1966
Gift of the artist
A cone-shaped headdress with a cylindrical finial rising from its top. Three long flaps hang from three projections located near the top of the finial. The green field of the main body and finial is embroidered with cowrie shells arranged in a four-pointed rosette pattern. Cowries also appear on the round flat top of the finial where they radiate around a circle of alternating red and white beads. Cowries form a fringe around the lower border of the cap and are accompanied by brass bells along the edges of the flaps. The headdress is bordered at its lower edge and at the top and bottom of the finial with a checkerboard pattern in red and white beads between thin rows of alternating green and white beads. Five double rows of white beads form a chevron pattern on the wheat-colored field of the flaps.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Royal Hat
1895 – 1905
Gift of Marc Leo Felix, Brussels

Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner

Raoul Dufy (French (culture or style))
Shells (Coquillages)
1877 – 1949
Museum Purchase

African (African (general, continental cultures))
Belt pendant in the shape of a hand
1920 – 1930
Museum Purchase

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Dance Crest
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt
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