Pendants for Belts Worn by Kuba Kings

Title

Pendants for Belts Worn by Kuba Kings

Identifier

2010.2.16

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-Africa

Description

Inverted heart-shaped base with blunt top where hide loop is attached; interlocking diamonds of yellow, green, red; trimmed in cowries; trim of blue and white beads.

Creator

Kuba

Format

clothing; personal artifacts
palm, imported fibers, cowrie beads, trade beads
Overall: 5 1/2" x 5" (14 x 12.7 cm)

Date

early to mid-20th century

Donor

Gift of Ralph ('65) and Barbara Drake ('68) Bresler

Collection

Citation

Kuba, “Pendants for Belts Worn by Kuba Kings,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed September 21, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/2335.