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Embroidery sampler

Maker:
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye
Dimensions:
Irregular H x W: 16.5 x 19.1 cm (6 1/2 x 7 1/2i n.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Writing  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-3
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/ys71acb5d12-e681-40d0-925a-31f36970bd22
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-3

Pair of shoes

Object Name:
Bitter Kola
Maker:
Sarah Bola Clarkson  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye, leather
Dimensions:
Each, L x W x D: 26.7 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm (10 1/2 x 4 x 3 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
ca. 1973
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-11
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/ys705aeb35c-1dfe-406d-92d4-d04e51bc8089
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-11

Embroidery sampler

Maker:
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 58.4 x 62.2 cm (23 x 24 1/2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
ca. 1949
Topic:
Writing  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-2
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/ys76e5a2652-de0e-43ed-8c96-c7e352b0909c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-2

Dress

Object Name:
kaba sloht
Maker:
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton cloth
Dimensions:
Shoulder to hem: 109.2 (43 in.); Width of hem: 86.4 cm (34 in.); Sleeve to sleeve: 81.3 cm (32 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
2003
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-4
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/ys7cceeb7d3-4816-4af8-9685-36371017c6a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-4

Dress

Object Name:
kaba sloht
Maker:
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton cloth
Dimensions:
Shoulder to hem: 93.3 cm (36 3/4 in.); Width of hem: 76.2 cm (30 in.); Sleeve to sleeve: 86.4 cm (34 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
2004
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-5
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/ys734c578d3-b0c5-4850-9e95-2be88bf17645
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-5

Dress

Maker:
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton cloth
Dimensions:
Shoulder to hem: 80.6 (31 3/4 in.); Width of hem: 77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.); Armhole to Armhole: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
1971
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-6
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/ys7a5cb5882-f86e-4959-a2a7-fc4884cbcf7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-6

Shoe top

Object Name:
house
bajuma sawa sawa
Maker:
Marian Wilson  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.7 x 67.6 cm (10 1/8 x 26 5/8 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
2002
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-7
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/ys7a0987bea-80b1-481a-bbcb-a65ca0046393
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-7

Shoe top

Object Name:
house
windmill
Maker:
Marian Wilson  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.1 x 81.9 cm (9 1/2 x 32 1/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
2003
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-8
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/ys7a0c1495b-a49f-4f17-9110-e2b07e28f3ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-8

Shoe top

Object Name:
house
radio box
Maker:
Marian Wilson  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.2 x 66.7 cm (8 3/4 x 26 1/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
2003
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-9
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/ys74afe6df9-686a-491f-9061-53dba5c197bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-9

Face mask

Maker:
Temne artist  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cloth, paint, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.5 x 14 x 8 cm (9 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Human  Search this
Writing  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Ambassador Arthur and Doctor Frances Lewis Collection
Object number:
2011-17-1
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/ys7aff973c6-42d0-4ee4-aaaf-d1b1b8c65433
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2011-17-1
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Mask

Maker:
Temne artist  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.3 x 13 x 9.5 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Human  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Ambassador Arthur and Doctor Frances Lewis Collection
Object number:
2011-17-2
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/ys710d52816-cef4-4f02-94e1-5861120b38d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2011-17-2

Embroidery sampler

Maker:
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.1 x 59.1 cm (7 1/2 x 23 1/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
1920s
Topic:
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-1
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/ys79d6bc988-1716-4e3d-ba49-8a375db2c1a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-1

Pair of shoes

Object Name:
cloud
Maker:
Marian Wilson  Search this
Krio artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton needlepoint canvas, wool, dye, leather
Dimensions:
Each, L x W x D: 26 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm (10 1/4 x 4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Date:
2003
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucille M. Chaveas, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 2001-2004
Object number:
2013-4-10
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/ys7996488e8-8fff-4a46-ae67-92ad1f692014
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-4-10

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