Back Skirt/Sitting Pad (negbe)

Plant fibers and dye | 26 x 33.7 x 10.2cm | before 1929

Unknown Artist

Egbe (singular: negbe) were fashionable and practical garments aristocratic Mangbetu women made for special occasions. Worn over a skirt, it tied onto a girdle along with a frontal "apron." The curved interior piece rested on the lo...
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