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Pipe

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Nguni artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W: 37 x 13.9 cm (14 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Lesotho
South Africa
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
Male use  Search this
Female use  Search this
Tobacco  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-16
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-16

Through the cosmic flower : secret resistance in the mural art of Sotho-Tswana women

Author:
Van Wyk, Gary  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1993
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, Sotho  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Tswana  Search this
Mural painting and decoration--Political aspects  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Secrecy--Political aspects  Search this
Call number:
N7391.65 .S43 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_501412

Hot woman! : South Sotho female arts in context / David M. M. Riep

Title:
South Sotho female arts in context
Author:
Riep, David M. M. 1976-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Lesotho
Date:
2014
Topic:
Women, Sotho  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Sotho  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Southern Sotho headgear  Search this
Beadwork, Sotho  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1030173

Vessel

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, glass beads, ceramic beads, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.2 x 14.3 x 13.8 cm (4 x 5 5/8 x 5 7/16 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Lesotho
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mildred A. Morton
Object number:
2000-29-34
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-29-34

Pot

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 21 x 21 cm (8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Lesotho
South Africa
Date:
1940s - 1950s
Topic:
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joshua and Phyllis Heller
Object number:
2014-8-2
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-8-2

Battle axe

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 74.9 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm (29 1/2 x 5 x 2 in.)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Geography:
Kafue-Upper Orange River region, South Africa
Date:
Mid-19th-mid-20th century
Topic:
Warfare  Search this
Male use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernst Anspach
Object number:
64-5-4
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_64-5-4

Snuff container

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Medium:
Horn
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40.6 x 5.1 x 5.7 cm (16 x 2 x 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Lesotho
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-1

Snuff container

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Medium:
Horn
Dimensions:
H: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Lesotho
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-12
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-12

Snuff container

Maker:
Sotho artist  Search this
Medium:
Horn
Dimensions:
H: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Lesotho
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Tobacco  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
89-14-13
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-14-13

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