Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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decorated house
  • Chokwe peoples
  • decorated house
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 10.5 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/8 x 6 1/2 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7666.02
Description

The black and white image is of a bulding with a thatched roof. White designs are painted on the front and include geometric shapes, human figures, and a four-legged animal. There is a man and a group of children in the foreground.