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Traditions & Encounters: Art of Africa, Oceania & Native North America
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11 5/16 in. (28.8 cm)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Medium and Support:
Gift of Isabel Herdle in memory of Marjorie Wildenhain
Location: Currently on view
Originally worn only by Teke chiefs, these bronze necklaces became a kind of currency that was traded for food, livestock and even wives.
[Gallery label text, 2009]
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