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You Dare Touch My Child

Artist:
Abastenia St. Léger Eberle, born Webster City, IA 1878-died New York City 1942  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
13 × 7 1/2 × 11 1/2 in. (33.0 × 19.1 × 29.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1914-1916
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Gift of the artist)
Object number:
2020.20.64
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c1ef48e9-b925-43cc-b0aa-5497eb8c42d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2020.20.64

Bowl

Maker:
Tamdyna, 1930-1978  Search this
Sara-Nar artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.2 x 17.9 x 16.8 cm (3 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 6 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Chad
Date:
ca. 1970-1973
Topic:
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ellen Patterson Brown
Object number:
94-2-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7942065f4-9e87-4908-a73d-12eed493bc91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_94-2-6

Mirror case

Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, nails, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.4 x 10.4 x 2.5 cm (7 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Roy and Sophia Sieber in memory of Philip L. Ravenhill
Object number:
97-28-1
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/ys7568f8a00-e8b8-493a-a158-afa77d7cb6c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-28-1

Gong

Maker:
Tsogo artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron, wood, pigment, copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 43.4 x 12.5 x 8.4 cm (17 1/16 x 4 15/16 x 3 5/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Onoy River region, Gabon
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lawrence Gussman in memory of Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Object number:
98-15-14
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/ys703657c7d-be76-4958-adcf-707942072eea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-15-14

Weaving sword

Object Name:
tabon
Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.5 x 6 x .5 cm (10 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Bonwire, Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Weaving  Search this
Male use  Search this
Credit Line:
National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Natural History, purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1983-85, EJ10659
Object number:
EJ10659
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/ys7722555a6-9bef-42b1-a1a2-bcf2dae23a55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_EJ10659

Heddle pulley

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.3 x 6.3 x 1.8 cm (7 3/16 x 2 1/2 x 11/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Bonwire, Ghana
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Weaving  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Natural History, purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1983-85, EJ10660
Object number:
EJ10660
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/ys7ae44c820-cd4b-44da-87d4-0c107f1e46cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_EJ10660

Drum

Maker:
Luba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, reptile skin, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40.3 x 33 x 30.5 cm (15 7/8 x 13 x 12 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th to early 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
Janus-faced  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2013-6-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys729be34bc-9985-4dc9-8d40-bfac95e4474a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2013-6-1

House of the head

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Cowrie shells, leather, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 45.7 × 26.7 × 25.4 cm (18 × 10 1/2 × 10 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-16
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/ys79179e71a-40f4-462d-ba84-f635899b3fb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-16

Comb

Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.9 x 12.4 x 1.3 cm (13 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Household  Search this
spider  Search this
key  Search this
Female use  Search this
sun  Search this
crescent  Search this
heart  Search this
ladder  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry and Freda Schaeffer
Object number:
68-23-21
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/ys767209125-b5fd-43df-8a7c-16c51795c573
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_68-23-21

Comb

Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 28.6 × 10.8 cm (11 1/4 × 4 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Marriage  Search this
Household  Search this
spider  Search this
Female use  Search this
heart  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Emil Arnold
Object number:
68-36-300
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/ys779ef54cd-dccb-4b4e-baf3-31d0f7f85dd3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_68-36-300

Comb

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 43.2 x 23.5 x 1.6 cm (17 x 9 1/4 x 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
weapon  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Emil Arnold
Object number:
68-36-302
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/ys76db5790b-c544-4a82-8a29-4cb44dd2cd54
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_68-36-302

Comb

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.8 × 7 cm (9 3/4 × 2 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Brill
Object number:
72-2-6
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/ys7a1435ef3-d771-475e-86a2-75b855da5157
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-2-6

Gong

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.1 x 10.9 x 6.3 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-16th to late 19th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Leadership  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-742
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/ys7f3a783dd-225b-4317-9a56-7578b06b307f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-742

Comb

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 37.1 x 13.8 x 1.0 cm (14 5/8 x 5 7/16 x 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
snake  Search this
weapon  Search this
frog  Search this
Female use  Search this
chicken  Search this
cross  Search this
knot  Search this
lizard  Search this
heart  Search this
butterfly  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Belinda Straight
Object number:
76-27-5
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/ys7811aef72-97cc-48c2-9caf-0bc70d943261
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_76-27-5

Whistle

Maker:
Bwa artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.7 x 7.6 x 3.2 cm (10 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Saul Bellow
Object number:
78-43-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys75d7513d7-77ce-4dd3-9aee-1f8dc3910990
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_78-43-2

Drum

Object Name:
ntan drum
Maker:
Osei Bonsu, 1900-1977  Search this
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, hide, paint, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 102.9 x 38.1 x 48.9 cm (40 1/2 x 15 x 19 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
elephant  Search this
bird  Search this
lion  Search this
snake  Search this
frog  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Robert Portman
Object number:
81-20-1
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/ys704cee135-32bc-4f6b-9607-0afb726bfda3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_81-20-1

Whistle

Maker:
Bwa artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, reptile skin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.7 x 7.6 x 3.2 cm (10 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
83-13-5
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/ys743e2924c-615a-4323-9511-2df6efa8408e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_83-13-5

Cup

Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.4 x 12 cm (5 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b3c0a463-0660-4d66-a57b-ded2feb8b9b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-14

Harp

Object Name:
kundi
Maker:
Zande artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, hide, metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 90.2 x 22.9 cm (35 1/2 x 9 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70b4cf645-6ae4-403d-959a-a1246bbdb58c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-17-1

Bowl

Maker:
Lozi artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.4 x 60.3 x 31.4 cm (4 1/2 x 23 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Zambia
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-18
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/ys73c42641a-ebd8-4eb3-a6ab-ca609c5b8b7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-18

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