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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:29-94-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bapende
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 18.5 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:79 - Other Number
23-42 - Other Number

Description

Wood. Surmounted by human head wearing two queues.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 113, fig. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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