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Female figure

Object Name:
akua'ba
Maker:
Fante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, glass beads, hair
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.1 x 6 x 4.4 cm (9 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Emil Arnold
Object number:
68-36-333
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7db6d2fd0-2fc1-4c96-bf44-9b2fb27ec3da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_68-36-333
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Doll

Maker:
Ndebele artist  Search this
Medium:
Glass beads, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.6 x 15.2 x 9.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 x 3 11/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Constance Stuart Larrabee
Object number:
2000-27-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys734f4115e-c78d-4e3d-b084-742b39afc5f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-27-5
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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: 55.9 × 50.8 × 5 cm (22 × 20 × 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Vicinity of Ida Ou Semlal, Souss-Massa Region, Morocco
Date:
Late 19th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Status  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
2003-2-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74cf912c3-7093-4c13-8b72-801573e3f3a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2003-2-2

Female figure

Maker:
Fante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.3 × 5.1 × 3.2 cm (10 3/4 × 2 × 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ghana
Topic:
Birth  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e5e22cd5-ec4f-4d62-b587-e41ad1b426db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-18
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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:
Southern Province, Sierra Leone
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of William Siegmann
Object number:
2016-4-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71d6b1174-d26f-4072-bbc3-960bad875e4c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2016-4-6

Necklace ensemble

Maker:
Maasai artist  Search this
Medium:
Glass beads, metal, leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40.9 x 40 x 1.9 cm (16 1/8 x 15 3/4 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Dakawa, Tanzania
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert and Nancy Nooter
Object number:
85-14-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70760af4b-42c7-46c5-bbb1-33bdceb4e166
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-14-1

High-back stool

Maker:
Luguru artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 80 x 38.1 x 37.5 cm (31 1/2 x 15 x 14 3/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Morogoro Region, Tanzania
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert and Nancy Nooter
Object number:
89-10-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d274bc43-3f01-44d0-9334-0ae1b3fd6d5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-10-1

Female figures

Object Name:
ere ibeji
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, metal, pigment, cloth, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.7 x 45.7 x 8.3 cm (10 1/2 x 18 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Oyo State, Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
bird  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Female use  Search this
twin  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
92-3-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d0981f72-0675-41af-a98b-193c8a77d56f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_92-3-1

Male figure

Object Name:
blolo bian
Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25 x 6.8 x 6 cm (9 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip L. Ravenhill and Judith Timyan
Object number:
93-1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys704e0d67f-9e0f-4800-a07e-17085f1962d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-1-2

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:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
South Kivu or Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Initiation  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-4-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f760097a-372a-43c7-a53c-70c72d10f371
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-4-3

Callinectes danae

Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea  Search this
Vessel:
Albatross R/V  Search this
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Sex:
male
female
Place:
Port Castries, St. Lucia, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
29 Nov 1887
Published Name:
Callinectes danae Smith, 1869
USNM Number:
22044
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Invertebrate Zoology
Arthropoda
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/388df1993-5176-4ede-b32e-da2d7d3cb345
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_12408813

Diploprion bifasciatus

Collector:
Patrick L. Colin  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Pacific  Search this
Tl - Length:
5 mm
Prep Count:
20
Preparation:
Larvae
Place:
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Pacific
Collection Date:
9 Nov 1986
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Percoidei, Serranidae, Epinephelinae
Published Name:
Diploprion bifasciatus
Accession Number:
377024
USNM Number:
290877
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/363dec0c1-bf78-4273-8d10-010a5cc8b73b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5171354

1c American Kestrel single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2476
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 22, 1991
Topic:
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1993.2015.322
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a923d36b-d2b9-4c1a-9d82-42278df1c5b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1993.2015.322

1c American Kestrel single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2476
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 22, 1991
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1993.2015.323
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8d6bc97a6-e2ef-4c89-b984-826fbd4ccd68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1993.2015.323

1c American Kestrel single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2477
Medium:
paper; ink, adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 10, 1995
Topic:
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1996.2066.9
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm855720910-1e85-4010-a1b0-11837d719800
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1996.2066.9

1c Kestrel single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3031
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolor); self-adhesive
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 13/16 in. (2.54 x 2.06 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
November 19, 1999
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2000.2002.46
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm838f37852-65e4-4d10-aea7-a92393c7e53a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2000.2002.46

1c Kestrel Cut single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3031A
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
2.5 x 2 cm (1 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 10, 1995
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2002.2009.5
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88a231bdc-9ed4-4513-9807-8283130396ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2002.2009.5

Elaine Rawlinson: first female U.S. stamp designer

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
April 24, 2012
Topic:
Postal  Search this
See more posts:
National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_484bd8494989b8d9126a7aff0c8c143d

Shoulder wrap

Object Name:
lamba josalina
Maker:
Jaqueline Ravoniarinosy  Search this
Merina artist  Search this
Medium:
Rayon or synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W: 275.6 x 70.2 cm (108 1/2 x 27 5/8 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Madagascar
Date:
2000
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2000-13-18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys726e91c58-3412-4ec2-bb59-f39511ec29a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-13-18

Shoulder wrap

Object Name:
lamba fitafy
Maker:
Basiline Rasoamanantena  Search this
Betsileo artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 200.0 x 58.3 cm (78 3/4 x 22 15/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Madagascar
Date:
1999-2000
Topic:
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2000-13-19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74cbb6c4a-6dd3-4172-aa1c-7905f5396275
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-13-19
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