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Auction Name: 2021 July 14 Ethnographic Art American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Signature Auction

Lot Number: 70231

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/8048-70231

A Ntshakishwepi Raffia and Shell Ceremonial Skirt
Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, 20th century

The Ntshakishwepi ceremonial skirt is of raffia with cowrie shell borders woven by the Bushongo people in the Democratic Republic of Congo and framed with plexiglass.


Provenance:
Property from The Neiman Marcus Collection
Purchased from Joel Cooner Fine Art, Dallas, Texas, 1992

Dimensions: 132 x 33 inches; 145 x 69 inches, framed

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