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Untitled

Maker:
Gavin Jantjes, born 1948, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 80.4 x 113.3 cm (31 5/8 x 44 5/8 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1990
Topic:
Human  Search this
star  Search this
ladder  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-23-6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1990 Gavin Jantjes
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7259e677d-d0f6-4abb-a17e-05df217676f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-23-6

Earrings

Maker:
Unidentified artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold alloy
Dimensions:
A: 3.2 x 3.3 x 1.3 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in.) B: 2.9 x 3.3 x 1.3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
floral  Search this
flower  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-109
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74dc5a38d-f63b-436d-9b79-768c6ee9cd4f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-109

Ring

Object Name:
Panier des fleurs
Maker:
Unidentified artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.2 x 2.3 x 2.9 cm (1 1/4 x 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
floral  Search this
flower  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-129
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys79d431ebc-37ff-42d8-b6d6-045adf659e01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-129

Bracelet

Object Name:
paniers des fleurs
Maker:
Unidentified artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
A: 7 x 6.1 x 5.8 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.) B: 5.6 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
floral  Search this
flower  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-185
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys797c000b6-9f64-4b12-96bb-b94573625adf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-185

Necklace

Object Name:
tchor
Maker:
Unidentified artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.3 x 4.8 x 1.8 cm (2 1/16 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in.) Chain : 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
heart  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-25
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a208dd92-df42-40b6-8438-c073ee7fe9a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-25

Necklace

Object Name:
Papillon
Maker:
Unidentified artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
Pendants: 3 x 3.5 x 1 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.) L: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-40
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b0ba006a-eca1-4d20-bd37-68c5e5d61f90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-40

Constant Gardener

Maker:
Billie Zangewa, born 1973, Malawi  Search this
Medium:
Dupion silk and synthetic thread
Dimensions:
Textile: 138.4 × 106 cm (54 1/2 × 41 3/4 in.) Frame: 173.4 × 138.4 × 5.4 cm (68 1/4 × 54 1/2 × 2 1/8 in.)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Geography:
Malawi
Date:
2014
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Plant  Search this
tree  Search this
female  Search this
floral  Search this
flower  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2017-11-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2014 Billie Zangewa
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
I am: Contemporary African Women Artists
On View:
NMAfA, The Sylvia H. Williams Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys723d9f7e9-e6ab-4639-96df-ff892127c226
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2017-11-1

Basket

Object Name:
ukhamba
Maker:
Reuben Ndwandwe, 1943 - 2007, born South Africa  Search this
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Palm fiber
Dimensions:
H x Diameter: 19.8 × 22.1 cm (7 13/16 × 8 11/16 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Hlabisa, South Africa
Date:
2005-2006
Topic:
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2017-3-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73fdca867-d5d6-421a-8f39-364a50fadd90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2017-3-1

Les Malgaches, maîtres du design Bako Rasoarifetra

Author:
Rasoarifetra, Bako http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2007209003 http://viaf.org/viaf/48690477/  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Madagascar
Date:
2018
Topic:
Art, Malagasy  Search this
Decorative arts, Malagasy  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Design  Search this
Art, Zafimaniry  Search this
Call number:
N7397.6.M3 M335 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117132

Les réceptacles calebasses, plats = Receptacles : calabashes, plates Pascal Joannes

Title:
Receptacles calabashes, plates
Author:
Joannes, Pascal http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2019043698 http://viaf.org/viaf/122374966/  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
2018
Topic:
Gourd containers  Search this
Borana containers  Search this
Gurage wood plates  Search this
Harari baskets  Search this
Call number:
NK1085.7.A1 J64 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117175

Subsistence activities Barrie Reynolds

Author:
Reynolds, Barrie http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50042657 http://viaf.org/viaf/46836065/  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Zambia
Gwembe Valley
Date:
1968
Topic:
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Implements  Search this
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Hunting  Search this
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Fishing  Search this
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Agriculture  Search this
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Food  Search this
Tonga baskets  Search this
Tonga traps (Trapping equipment)  Search this
Livestock  Search this
Call number:
GN657.T5 R462
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117259

Crafts, skills, manufactures and movement Barrie Reynolds

Author:
Reynolds, Barrie http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50042657 http://viaf.org/viaf/46836065/  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Zambia
Gwembe Valley
Date:
1968
Topic:
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Material culture  Search this
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Implements  Search this
Tonga (Zambezi people)--Medicine  Search this
Ironwork, Tonga (Zambesi)  Search this
Beadwork, Tonga (Zambesi)  Search this
Implements, utensils, etc  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
Pottery, Tonga (Zambesi)  Search this
Tonga ironworking  Search this
Tonga weapons  Search this
Tonga stools  Search this
Tonga women potters  Search this
Tonga mats  Search this
Tonga pipes (Smoking equipment).)  Search this
Hides and skins  Search this
Tonga canoes  Search this
Tonga drums (Membranophones).)  Search this
Tonga baskets  Search this
Call number:
GN657.T5 R462
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117260

Basket hat

Culture/People:
Namgis Kwakwaka'wakw (Nemquic); used by the Mamalilikulla Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl); formerly identified as Haida  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Mother of Johnson Cook, Namgis Kwakwaka'wakw (Nemquic)  Search this
Previous owner:
May Company (May Department Stores Company), 1877-2005  Search this
Go-ma-newkw, Mamalilikulla Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)  Search this
Lucy Brown (Lucy Hanuse), Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)  Search this
Exchanging Agent:
Morton D. May (Buster May), Non-Indian, 1914-1983  Search this
Object Name:
Basket hat
Media/Materials:
Spruce root, cedar bark, pigment/pigments
Techniques:
Twined, painted
Dimensions:
51 x 101 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term:
gikaml
Place:
Alert Bay; Mount Waddington Regional District; British Columbia; Canada (inferred)
Archipelago:
Vancouver Island Group
Island Name:
Cormorant Island
Date created:
1880-1920
Catalog Number:
23/9486
Barcode:
239486.000
See related items:
Namgis Kwakwaka'wakw (Nemquic)
Mamalilikulla Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_255068
Additional Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Jim Riley (James K. Riley), Non-Indian, 1910-1971  Search this
Seller:
Jim Riley (James K. Riley), Non-Indian, 1910-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Willow
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo Pueblo), Santo Domingo Reservation; Sandoval County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
23/1458
Barcode:
231458.000
See related items:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_246472
Additional Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Jim Riley (James K. Riley), Non-Indian, 1910-1971  Search this
Seller:
Jim Riley (James K. Riley), Non-Indian, 1910-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Willow
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo Pueblo), Santo Domingo Reservation; Sandoval County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
23/1459
Barcode:
231459.000
See related items:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_246473
Additional Online Media:

Metate/Flat mortar in the form of a parrot

Culture/People:
probably Guanacaste-Nicoya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Wanda B. Scheifele (Mrs. Richard Scheifele), Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Wanda B. Scheifele (Mrs. Richard Scheifele), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Metate/Flat mortar in the form of a parrot
Media/Materials:
Basalt
Techniques:
Carved, perforated, incised
Dimensions:
67 x 28 x 34 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Linea Vieja area; Guápiles; Pococí Cantón; Limón Province; Costa Rica
Date created:
AD 300-700
Catalog Number:
24/2351
Barcode:
242351.000
See related items:
Guanacaste-Nicoya (archaeological culture)
Food Gathering and Preparation
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_258104
Additional Online Media:

Metate/Flat mortar in the form of a jaguar

Culture/People:
probably Central Caribbean/Costa Rican Atlantic Watershed (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Wanda B. Scheifele (Mrs. Richard Scheifele), Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
Wanda B. Scheifele (Mrs. Richard Scheifele), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Metate/Flat mortar in the form of a jaguar
Media/Materials:
Basalt
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
58 x 29.5 x 20.5 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Linea Vieja area; Cartago Province, Heredia Province, Limón Province; Costa Rica
Date created:
AD 1000-1500
Catalog Number:
23/5780
Barcode:
235780.000
See related items:
Central Caribbean/Costa Rican Atlantic Watershed (archaeological culture)
Food Gathering and Preparation
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_251098
Additional Online Media:

Basket bowl

Culture/People:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Jim Riley (James K. Riley), Non-Indian, 1910-1971  Search this
Seller:
Jim Riley (James K. Riley), Non-Indian, 1910-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Willow
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo Pueblo), Santo Domingo Reservation; Sandoval County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
23/1457
Barcode:
231457.000
See related items:
Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_246471
Additional Online Media:

Basket

Artist:
Mary Kawennatakie Adams, born Kawehnoke or Cornwall Island, Ontario, Canada 1917-died Fort Covington, NY  Search this
Medium:
sweetgrass
Dimensions:
11 x 11 1/2 in. (27.9 x 29.2 cm) diam.
Type:
Decorative Arts
Folk Art
Date:
1985
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.67A-B
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Decorative Arts
On View:
Renwick Gallery, 1st Floor, Room 104
Renwick Gallery, 1st Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b8ac80b0-597a-4a27-8097-4fcdfa32aea7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.67A-B

The Huckster

Created by:
William Pleasant Jr., 1928 - 1997  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on particle board
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 1/8 × 20 3/8 × 3/16 in. (58.7 × 51.8 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
portraits
Place depicted:
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sadie B. Pleasant and Family
Object number:
2016.160
Restrictions & Rights:
© William Pleasant Jr.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56b94bde6-05a9-4df9-a4a0-3d52147ab85b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.160

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