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Female figure with child

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, glass beads, fiber, nails
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56.5 x 15.7 x 24.5 cm (22 1/4 x 6 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Late 19th to-mid 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
furniture  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold J. Alderman
Object number:
2001-22-1
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Female figure

Object Name:
sika blawa
Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, gold leaf, glass beads, cloth, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.5 x 6.5 x 7.5 cm (10 13/16 x 2 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Late 19th to early 20th century
Topic:
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2001-9-1
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On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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Fibula

Object Name:
tizeraÏ
Maker:
Berber artist  Search this
Medium:
Silver alloy, enamel, niello, glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 49 x 44.1 x 5 cm (19 5/16 x 17 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Western Anti-Atlas region, Morocco
Date:
Late 19th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2003-2-2
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Face mask

Maker:
Tsogo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32 x 21.3 x 8.5 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-101
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Crest mask

Object Name:
chi wara kun
Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper alloy, glass beads, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 96.2 x 8.9 x 30.5 cm (37 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 12 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Agricultural  Search this
mother and child  Search this
antelope  Search this
Male use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-234
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Figure of a rooster

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 55.9 x 18.4 x 46.4 cm (22 x 7 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Benin kingdom, Nigeria
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
chicken  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-37
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Mask

Object Name:
dugn'be
Maker:
Bijogo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cow horns, glass, plant fiber, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27 x 50 x 30 cm (10 5/8 x 19 11/16 x 11 13/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Guinea-Bissau
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
bull  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-53
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Crown

Object Name:
ade
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Glass beads, cloth, iron, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 81.3 x 26.7 x 30.5cm (32 x 10 1/2 x 12in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Ikere, Ekiti region, Nigeria
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Leadership  Search this
chameleon  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-72
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Bowl

Maker:
Lozi artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.7 × 52.1 × 29.2 cm (7 3/4 × 20 1/2 × 11 1/2 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Zambia
Topic:
bird  Search this
Household  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-6
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Helmet mask

Object Name:
ndoli jowei
Maker:
Bullom artist  Search this
Sherbro artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38.1 × 21.4 × 23 cm (15 × 8 7/16 × 9 1/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Female use  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of William Siegmann
Object number:
2016-4-6
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Display cloth

Object Name:
ndop
Maker:
Bamileke artist  Search this
Bamum artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 490.2 x 182.9 cm (193 x 72 in.)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Geography:
Cameroon
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
cross  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
swastika  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon in the memory of Pauline Faxon
Object number:
91-24-4
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On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
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National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:nmafa_91-24-4

Hat

Object Name:
lukunia
Maker:
Lega artist  Search this
Medium:
Plant fiber, buttons
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.8 x 18 x 17.4 cm (4 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Initiation  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-4-3
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Wig

Object Name:
mukotte
Maker:
Pende artist  Search this
Medium:
Leather, brass tacks, vegetable fibers
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.5 x 18.2 x 26.5 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Male use  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
98-9-2
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Untitled

Maker:
Kagiso Pat Mautloa, born 1952, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media on wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 122.5 x 110 cm (48 1/4 x 43 5/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
2000
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2000-23-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2000 K.P. Mautloa
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Stopper

Maker:
Wongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.9 x 2.2 x 2 cm (8 1/4 x 7/8 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Human  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-20
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Stopper

Maker:
Wongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24 x 2.4 x 2.7 cm (9 7/16 x 15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-21
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Stopper

Maker:
Wongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27 x 2.1 x 2.4 cm (10 5/8 x 13/16 x 15/16 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-22
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Stopper

Maker:
Wongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25 x 2.5 x 2.6 cm (9 13/16 x 1 x 1 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Human  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-23
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Stopper

Maker:
Wongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.5 x 2.4 x 2.5 cm (9 1/4 x 15/16 x 1 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Human  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-24
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Stopper

Maker:
Wongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.5 x 2.6 x 2.3 cm (8 7/8 x 1 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Human  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-25
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