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Door frame

Maker:
Nsungli artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 233.5 x 170.2 x 40.6 cm (91 15/16 x 67 x 16 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Nkambe district, Grassfields region, Cameroon
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary E. Cumming
Object number:
2002-5-1
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:nmafa_2002-5-1

Totem Pillar

Maker:
Lamidi Olonade Fakeye, 1928 - 2009, born Nigeria  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 183 x 22 x 20 cm (72 1/16 x 8 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1968
Topic:
bird  Search this
Household  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
The Wil and Irene Petty Collection
Object number:
2008-5-20
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2008-5-20

Ladder

Maker:
Dogon artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 207 x 46.3 x 33.5 cm (81 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 13 3/16 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Doctors James J. and Gladys Witt Strain in honor of Deborah Stokes
Object number:
2011-18-1
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:nmafa_2011-18-1

Door

Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 149.5 x 75 x 10.4 cm (58 7/8 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1920s
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
equestrian  Search this
snake  Search this
weapon  Search this
hornbill  Search this
mask  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-6
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-6

Door

Maker:
Swahili artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
Door, HxWxD: 247 × 147.3 × 19.1 cm (97 1/4 × 58 × 7 1/2 in.) Installed : 250.8 × 147.3 × 114.3 cm (98 3/4 × 58 × 45 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Bagomoyo, Tanzania
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Rod and Nancy E. MacDonald
Object number:
2013-3-1
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-3-1

Door

Object Name:
mgbo ezi
Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
127.5 × 56.8 × 7.6 cm (50 3/16 × 22 3/8 × 3 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Nicole and John Dintenfass
Object number:
2017-18-3
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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Door

Maker:
Tsogo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, iron nails, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 147.3 x 66 x 3.8 cm (58 x 26 x 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-100
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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_2005-6-100

Veranda post

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 139.7 x 28.6 x 37.5 cm (55 x 11 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Idanre, Ekiti region, Nigeria
Date:
Mid-late 19th century
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-75
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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_2005-6-75

Palace door

Object Name:
ilekun aafin
Maker:
Olowe of Ise, ca. 1875-ca. 1938  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 207 x 88 x 15.9 cm (81 1/2 x 34 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Ise, Ekiti region, Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1904-1910
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Leadership  Search this
equestrian  Search this
mother and child  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
weapon  Search this
horse  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kuhn
Object number:
88-13-1
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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_88-13-1

Veranda post

Maker:
Maku of Erin, died 1915, born Nigeria  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 73.7 x 15.9 x 21.3 cm (29 x 6 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Oshobo-Ilobu-Erin area, Nigeria
Date:
Before 1915
Topic:
Household  Search this
mother and child  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-172
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-172

Post figure

Object Name:
movenga
Maker:
Sango artist  Search this
Tsogo artist  Search this
Sango artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 190.5 x 17.8 x 14.6 cm (75 x 7 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-226
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-226

Veranda post

Maker:
Oshamuko of Osi  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 172.3 x 29.5 x 43cm (67 13/16 x 11 5/8 x 16 15/16in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Ekiti region, Nigeria
Date:
1920-1950
Topic:
equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-35
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
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edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-35

Door

Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 118.1 x 71.1 x 7.9 cm (46 1/2 x 28 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
leopard  Search this
bird  Search this
Household  Search this
turtle  Search this
equestrian  Search this
lizard  Search this
mask  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-133
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-133

Door

Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 134.9 x 73 x 7.9 cm (53 1/8 x 28 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
crocodile  Search this
Household  Search this
turtle  Search this
snake  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-134
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-134

Door

Object Name:
ilekun
Maker:
Olowe of Ise, ca. 1875-ca. 1938  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 102 x 68 x 8.5 cm (40 3/16 x 26 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Nicholas Zervas
Object number:
76-41-2
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_76-41-2

Door

Maker:
Nuna artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 109.2 x 51.1 x 22.4 cm (43 x 20 1/8 x 8 13/16 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
Early-late 20th century
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-14-1
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-14-1

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