Lot: 228

92e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Ceinture d'ornement féminine

R. D. Congo, Mongo / Nkundo

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Private Collection L: 73, 5 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

raffia palm fibre, cowy shells, glass beads, This belts or waist ornaments of plaited and twined raffia were worn low on the hips so that the cut-pie pom-pom, which was worn at the back, would wobble provocatively as the wearer walked (compare Drake Moraga (2011), p. 39, fig. 11).


Drake Moraga, V., Weaving Abstraction, The Textile Museum Washington, D.C., 2011, p. 39, ill. 9 and Fig. 11 (photo)
Pierrat, Emmanuel, "Comprendre l'Art Africain", Paris, 2008: 201