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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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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_88-13-1

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
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-134

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