Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1453 documents - page 1 of 73

Giygami (?): Tuareg Silver Cross Pattern DEC 1966 Drawing

Creator:
Almou, Dansoussou  Search this
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Tuareg  Search this
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1966
DEC 1966
Local number:
NAA INV 08997800
See more items in:
Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_79941

50m Tuareg and Camel single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Libya 305
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 3/4 x 2 9/16 in. (4.4 x 6.5 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
LIBYA (socialist people's arab jamahiriya)
Date:
1966
Object number:
2011.2005.615
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2011.2005.615

Tuareg music of the southern Sahara [sound recording] / recorded by Finola and Geoffrey Holiday

Recorder:
Holiday, Finola  Search this
Holiday, Geoffrey  Search this
Producer:
Courlander, Harold 1908-1996  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Tuaregs  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Music
Place:
Sahara
Date:
1960
Topic:
World music  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Local number:
FW04470
Folkways 4470
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_232236
Additional Online Media:

The Art of Being Tuareg Opens at African Art Today

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 10 Oct 2007 20:01:03 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_19d9fafee9a89fcd9552414b4bd97f17

The Art of Being Tuareg Opens at African Art Today

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 10 Oct 2007 19:01:03 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c82692af4903db1901ee27ef977ef164

Earrings

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.1 x 4.1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Tahoua region, Niger
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold and Joanne Syrop
Object number:
2002-20-21
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-20-21

Earrings

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.4 x 5.4 cm (2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Tahoua region, Niger
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold and Joanne Syrop
Object number:
2002-20-22
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-20-22

Sandals

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Leather, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.3 x 13 x 29.8 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Niger
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Honorable Joseph Palmer II
Object number:
78-15-15.1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_78-15-15.1

Sugar hammer

Object Name:
tafadist
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
26.7 x 10.5 x 2.8 cm (10 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Algeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase and gift of Mrs. Florence Selden in memory of Carl L. Selden
Object number:
93-6-14
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-6-14

Sword

Object Name:
takuba
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron, wood, silver alloy, copper alloy, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 91 x 12 x 5 cm (35 13/16 x 4 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase and gift of Mrs. Florence Selden in memory of Carl L. Selden
Object number:
93-6-3.1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-6-3.1

Dagger

Object Name:
elmusi
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron, copper alloy, silver, synthetic resin, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 x 3.5 x 2 cm (13 x 1 3/8 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase and gift of Mrs. Florence Selden in memory of Carl L. Selden
Object number:
93-6-5.1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-6-5.1

Bracelet

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.8 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm (1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Niger
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ambassador Robert J. Ryan
Object number:
67-11-26
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_67-11-26

Bed

Object Name:
tedabut
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, leather, silver, copper, brass, plant fiber, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40 x 150 x 162 cm (15 3/4 x 59 1/16 x 63 3/4 in.)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Geography:
Algeria
Mali
Mauritania
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase and gift of Mrs. Florence Selden in memory of Carl L. Selden
Object number:
93-6-2
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-6-2

Anklet

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.2 x 11 x 9.1 cm (2 1/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Macina region, Mali
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jerome Vogel
Object number:
2002-23-5
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-23-5

Anklet

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.8 x 11 x 9.4 cm (1 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 3 11/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Macina region, Mali
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jerome Vogel
Object number:
2002-23-6
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-23-6

Cushion

Object Name:
adafor
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Leather, dye
Dimensions:
H x L x W (w/o fringe): 18 x 79 x 33 cm (7 1/16 x 31 1/8 x 13 in.)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Geography:
Mauritania
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Writing  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Spear and Athena Tacha in Honor of Johnnetta Cole
Object number:
2009-4-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-4-1

Bracelet

Object Name:
elkez
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.1 x 6.5 x 5.8 cm (7/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 5/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Niger
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Roy and Brigitta Mitchell Collection
Object number:
2010-10-160
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-10-160

Bracelet

Object Name:
elkez
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm (11/16 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Mali
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Roy and Brigitta Mitchell Collection
Object number:
2010-10-161.1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-10-161.1

Bracelet

Object Name:
elkez
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.9 x 8.4 x 8.4 cm (3/4 x 3 5/16 x 3 5/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Mali
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Roy and Brigitta Mitchell Collection
Object number:
2010-10-161.2
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-10-161.2

Hairpin

Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper-nickel-zinc alloy, brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.4 x 6.9 x 0.2 cm (4 1/2 x 2 11/16 x 1/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Roy and Brigitta Mitchell Collection
Object number:
2010-10-61
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-10-61

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By