Pendants for Belts Worn By Kuba Kings

Title

Pendants for Belts Worn By Kuba Kings

Identifier

2010.2.21

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-Africa

Description

Flat rectangle with pair of cowrie quatrefoils and blue beads; framed with blue and white beads on three sides; three dangling cowries placed with back side up; burlap back; raffia string.

Creator

Kuba

Format

clothing; personal artifact
palm, imported fibers, cowrie beads, trade beads
Overall: 2" x 2" (5.1 x 5.1 cm)

Date

early to mid-20th century

Donor

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

Files

2010.2.21.jpg

Collection

Citation

Kuba, “Pendants for Belts Worn By Kuba Kings,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed September 21, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/2337.