Vessel rattle

Luba or Hemba people
20th century


Object Place: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dimensions

Overall: 25.2 x 4.8 cm (9 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.1007

Medium or Technique

Wood, vegetable husks

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Idiophones

Provenance

About 2002, sold by Sidiqui Kaba, Providence, RI, to Dwight B. Heath, Providence; 2007, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 2007)

NOTE: Provenance information was provided by the donor at the time of the gift, and has not been verified.

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath in honor of Nova Heath Parsons