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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Congolese; Mbole peoples
Title:Clan symbol mat (losa)
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Ceremonial
Materials:woven plant fibers, pigment
Place Made:Africa; Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
Measurements:Overall: 19 1/2 in x 13 in; 49.5 cm x 33 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2016.48
Credit Line:Gift of Evan Maurer (Class of 1966), donated in memory of Paul T. Ruxin (Class of 1965)
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Tags:
geometry; rugs; symbolism

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