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Prestige Cap (Laket mishiing)

cap made of beads (white, light blue, medium blue, and dark blue) and cowry shells in a decorative pattern

Prestige Cap (Laket mishiing), 19th-20th century. Kuba peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River. Raffia palm fiber, beads, metal. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 

 

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