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Pende people South-west border region, Congo (formerly Zaire)
?Mbuya mask [Mask with "divided" nose] late 19th-early 20th century Description: Mask with 'divided' nose
Place made: Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood, natural fibres, ochre, metal wire carving
Dimensions: 23.9 h x 18.2 w x 26.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.77
Subject: African art
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