Dance Belt

2009.05.0278

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Artifact Identification Dance Belt   (2009.05.0278)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Holiday Objects
  6. ;
  7. Personal Artifacts
  8. :
  9. Clothing
  10. :
  11. Clothing Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1969
Culture Kuba, Kasai?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 103.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.9 cm
Weight 511 g
Measuring Remarks --Length does not include end tassels --Depth of leather and shells
Materials Animal--Shell, Textile, Plastic, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Stringing, Beaded
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Mack, John, Anee-Marie Bouttiaux, Frieda Sorber, Anne Van Cutsem, Mauro Magliani. African Costumes and Textiles from the Berbers to the Zulus: the Zaira and Marcel Mis Collection. Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2008.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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