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Chokwe village
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • Chokwe village
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 12.5 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7692.02

The black and white image is of a cluster of dome-shaped buildings covered with grass. There is one large white tent in the foreground. There are men and women scattered throughout the village sitting or standing. The background consists mainly of trees.