Pongo

Pongo

early 1900s
Culture
Mbuti
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
bark cloth
Bark cloth and paint
Gift of Robert T. Coffland in Honor of Alice Dodge Wallace and Alice Zrebiec
2014.311

Mbuti artist, Pongo, early 1900s. Bark cloth and paint; 29 x 36 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Robert T. Coffland in Honor of Alice Dodge Wallace and Alice Zrebiec, 2014.311

Dimensions
height: 29 in, 73.6600 cm; width: 36 in, 91.4400 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
African Art
Known Provenance
Collected in central Africa in the 1930s; Purchased 1980s by Rob Coffland from a Belgian dealer; gifted 2014 to the Denver Art Museum