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The Mocko Jumbie of the U.S. Virgin Islands : history and antecedents / Robert W. Nicholls

Catalog Data

Author:
Nicholls, Robert (Robert Wyndham)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Virgin Islands of the United States
Africa, West
Date:
1999
Notes:
Illustrations (some col.).
Essay exploring the history of the Mocko Jumbie stilt masquerades of the Virgin Islands and possible antecedents in West Africa, and the effect of Creolism on the development of its masquerade costume.
Topic:
Stilt-walkers  Search this
Moko Jumbies  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Carnival  Search this
Carnival costume  Search this
Stilt dancers  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_669952