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Helmet mask

Object Name:
Iyaibeji (Mother of Twins)
epa
Maker:
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè, The Alaga of Odo Owo, ca. 1885 - 1978  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 118.5 x 38.5 x 40.8 cm (46 5/8 x 15 3/16 x 16 1/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Ekiti State, Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
mother and child  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
weapon  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2001-20-1
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/ys72e7bd9c7-0278-453c-8be5-97c198b5de21
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2001-20-1

The International Negro Workers' Review Vol. 1 No. 1

Published by:
The Negro Worker, 1928 - 1937  Search this
Issued by:
International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in. (23 x 16 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place made:
Hamburg, Germany, Europe
Place depicted:
Russia, Asia
South Africa, Africa
North Africa, Africa
Liberia, West Africa, Africa
Caribbean, North and Central America
Gambia, West Africa, Africa
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
England, Europe
Date:
1931
Topic:
African American  Search this
British colonialism  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
Economics  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the family of Dr. Maurice Jackson and Laura Ginsburg
Object number:
2010.55.20
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd584084f60-d31b-4449-a5a0-8f7ca61e1490
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.55.20
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Scrapbook commemorating Nigerian independence compiled by Frances Albrier

Created by:
Frances M. Albrier, American, 1898 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Frances M. Albrier, American, 1898 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
Album: cardboard, paper, string, pressure-sensitive tape;
Clippings: ink on paper;
Photographs: silver or dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 1 in. (36.8 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
scrapbooks
Place depicted:
Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Senegal, West Africa, Africa
Place made:
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Frances Albrier Collection
Object number:
2010.60.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ff4e7f6-c5fe-4738-832b-05922f449732
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.60.2
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Herbalist's staff

Object Name:
opa Osanyin
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron, stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 71 x 27.5 x 29.6 cm (27 15/16 x 10 13/16 x 11 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Southwest region, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
fan  Search this
male  Search this
Healing  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Amb. and Mrs. Benjamin Hill Brown Jr.
Object number:
76-3-4
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/ys719eb4aa0-a49f-487c-aa5a-24f74925de6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_76-3-4

Female figure

Object Name:
edjo
Maker:
Urhobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 106.5 x 32 x 27.7 cm (41 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys741a72605-b40f-4015-9338-3db443c29c9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-1

Female figure with child and bowl

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48.3 x 17.1 x 24.4 cm (19 x 6 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
chicken  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
70-24-16
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/ys799448653-b8ac-40a2-b4e1-e3e1b2d7bafe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_70-24-16

Child's hat

Object Name:
fila
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dye
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24.1 x 14 x 14 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1956
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Belcher
Object number:
73-2-2.3
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/ys7aadd1902-e730-43f2-bf97-dee281536a82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-2-2.3

Female figure

Object Name:
ere ibeji
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells, fiber, pigment, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.3 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm (11 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Oyo, Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
twin  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-253
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/ys7376e6083-4b1d-4365-9d58-41bd55ed348d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-253

Female figure with children

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, indigo pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39.5 x 19 x 23 cm (15 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Oyo state, Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-11
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/ys7390683b1-3bdb-442c-8d9c-5b3a0bde7758
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-11

Female figure, fragment of a slit gong

Maker:
Mbembe artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, lead, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 68 x 48.5 x 50 cm (26 3/4 x 19 1/8 x 19 11/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
19th-early 20th century
Topic:
leopard  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-12
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/ys7807aa20f-516d-4f71-b0ba-9d7c9bbdcbd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-12

Female figure with child

Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34 x 14 x 18 cm (13 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
87-5-1
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/ys72bbc7b0c-065b-419e-9a3b-a5035917df43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_87-5-1

Figure

Object Name:
ivri
Maker:
Isoko artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66 x 14.5 x 16.5 cm (26 x 5 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-122
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/ys763bed436-8c00-4c15-8451-ed0f99f527ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-122

Female figure with child

Maker:
Eshubiyi Akinyode, born c. 1840, Nigeria  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.9 x 11.4 x 14.2 cm (9 7/16 x 4 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Abeokuta, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-16
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/ys7725cc8d0-fbfe-43fe-ad9c-153f3aff39c5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-16

Female figure with child

Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 149.2 x 21.5 x 16 cm (58 3/4 x 8 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Isu-Ama area, Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1905-1915
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-84
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/ys76d5125f0-dd5d-4aec-bda8-617bd21bd88b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-84

Mami Wata figure

Maker:
Anang artist  Search this
Ibibio artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint, raffia
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67.5 x 53 x 28 cm (26 9/16 x 20 7/8 x 11in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
snake  Search this
Mami Wata  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan
Object number:
2009-16-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
On View:
NMAfA, Third Level Corridor
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cccb826f-d66c-45dc-80cb-1e29b2fc53bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-16-1

Female figure with child

Maker:
Thomas Ona Odulate, circa 1900-1952, Nigeria  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.2 x 9.7 x 7.5 cm (8 3/4 x 3 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
2011-15-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys747964f13-b73d-4358-8814-edfed2c57b4b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2011-15-5

Baby bonnet

Object Name:
dambalam
Maker:
Bura artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, leather, cowrie shells, coins
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.5 x 22.6 x 23.9 cm (4 1/2 x 8 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mildred A. Morton
Object number:
2000-29-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys748dd81e9-2d3d-4525-af9a-3a840a681979
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-29-1

Male figure

Object Name:
ere ibeji
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, accumulated material
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28 x 10.2 x 9.2 cm (11 x 4 x 3 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Female use  Search this
twin  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charlton E. Williams
Object number:
2002-14-17.1
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/ys7fdb6b360-c41c-4959-8114-eded49c7d57a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-14-17.1

Male figure

Object Name:
ere ibeji
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, accumulated material
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.8 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm (10 9/16 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Female use  Search this
twin  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charlton E. Williams
Object number:
2002-14-17.2
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/ys76a8405c0-0579-410b-b6da-ede300ad15f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-14-17.2

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

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