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Bamoun Cameroon region of Founban Frontal element...

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Bamoun Cameroon region of Founban Frontal element of a costume of the Mbansie secret society made of natural vegetable fibers. Divided into four squares, it contains embroidered representations of totemic animals. It is very similar to the dance costume collected by the Labouret mission in 1934, which is in the collections of the Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac under the Inventory Number 71.1934.171.289 Cardon Collection Paris 104x106 cm

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