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Babwendes kalebassristningat som kulturdokument

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Author:
Manke, Ernst  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Göteborgs etnografiska museum  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
1925
Notes:
Ill., plates 5-14 (between pages 192 and 193).
Discussion and analysis of decorated carved calabashes of the Bwende people, now in the Göteborgs etnografiska museum. The incised decorations are figurative, depicting people in ritual contexts, fighting scenes, and daily life. Niombo figures are also represented.
Topic:
Bwende decorated gourd containers  Search this
Niombo  Search this
Art, Bwende  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Bwende  Search this
Gourd craft  Search this
Call number:
GN1 .Y5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_759546