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Throwing Club, "Iula"

Donor Name:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Lt. Charles Wilkes  Search this
Collector:
United States Exploring Expedition  Search this
Length:
41.2cm
Diameter, Minimum:
2.3cm
Diameter, Maximum:
7cm
Culture:
Fijian  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
Fiji, Melanesia
Accession Date:
1858
Collection Date:
1838
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00050
USNM Number:
E3101-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8388845
Additional Online Media:

Bowl

Maker:
Tamdyna, 1930-1978  Search this
Sara-Nar artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.8 x 44.0 x 39.2 cm (9 x 17 5/16 x 15 7/16 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Chad
Date:
ca. 1970-1973
Topic:
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ellen Patterson Brown
Object number:
94-2-2
See more items in:
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_94-2-2

Factory printed cloth

Maker:
Sotiba  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 116.4 x 142 cm (45 13/16 x 55 7/8 in.)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Geography:
Dakar, Senegal
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
Adornment  Search this
foreigner  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
The Wil and Irene Petty Collection
Object number:
2008-5-62
See more items in:
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2008-5-62

Necklace

Object Name:
“roñar” or “ronyar”
m’beg bu sayo
Maker:
Wolof artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
W x D x L: 3.9 x 0.5 x 47.1 cm (1 9/16 x 3/16 x 18 9/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1950s-1970s
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-17
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-17

Pendant

Maker:
Wolof artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.7 x 3.8 x 0.7 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
floral  Search this
flower  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-60
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-60

Bowl

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.2 x 29.8 x 27.6 cm (6 x 11.75 x 10.875 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Myrriah, Niger
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mildred A. Morton
Object number:
2000-29-38
See more items in:
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-29-38

Comb

Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, gold leaf, thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.6 x 4.1 x 1.5 cm (6 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Adornment  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Judith Timyan
Object number:
94-3-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_94-3-1

Ring

Maker:
Wolof artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1950s-1970s
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-127
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-127

Necklace

Object Name:
Korval
Maker:
Tukulor artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
L: 64 cm (25 3/16 in.) Main Bicone Pendant: 4.1 x 6.9 x 4.1 cm (1 5/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Mali
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-15
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-15

Bracelet

Object Name:
Pont n’Dar
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.8 x 8.3 x 1.3 cm (3 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-174
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-174

Necklace

Object Name:
bayne diola or bayne jola
Maker:
Wolof artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
W x D x L: 5.4 x 0.5 x 46.8 cm (2 1/8 x 3/16 x 18 7/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1920s
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-18
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-18

Earrings

Object Name:
Long-long
Maker:
Tukulor artist  Search this
Fulbe artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
A: 6 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.) B: 5.7 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-87
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-87

Necklace

Object Name:
Korval
Maker:
Tukulor artist  Search this
Medium:
Gold-plated silver alloy
Dimensions:
L: 87.9 cm (34 5/8 in.) Main Bicone Pendant: 4.7 x 7.1 x 4.7 cm (1 13/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Mali
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-9
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-9

Spoon

Object Name:
saawa
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.6 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm (6 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Cynthia E. Gubernick
Object number:
70-20-42
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_70-20-42

Weight

Object Name:
abrammuo
Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, lead
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Geography:
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
18th-late 19th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Nancy Berg
Object number:
70-8-25
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Good as Gold
On View:
NMAfA, South Gallery (1141)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_70-8-25

Crown

Object Name:
ade
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Glass beads, cloth, iron, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 81.3 x 26.7 x 30.5cm (32 x 10 1/2 x 12 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Ikere, Ekiti State, Nigeria
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Leadership  Search this
chameleon  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-72
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-72

Bowl

Maker:
Ladi Kwali, 1925-1984, Nigeria  Search this
Medium:
Glazed ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.4 x 33.8 x 33.8cm (3 5/16 x 13 5/16 x 13 5/16in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Abuja, Nigeria
Date:
Mid-late 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Wil and Irene Petty Collection
Object number:
2008-5-21
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
I am: Contemporary African Women Artists
On View:
NMAfA, The Sylvia H. Williams Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2008-5-21

Fragment

Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: plain weave with supplementary warp floats
Type:
woven textiles
Fragment
Made in:
North Africa
Date:
possibly 16th century
Credit Line:
Gift of John Pierpont Morgan
Accession Number:
1902-1-490
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1902-1-490

Vessel

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29 x 22.3 x 22 cm (11 7/16 x 8 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
ca. 1969
Topic:
fish  Search this
snake  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Allen Clayton Davis
Object number:
2002-22-12
See more items in:
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-22-12

Band

Medium:
Medium: linen, silk, metallic thread Technique: embroidered, darned and withdrawn elements
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Band
Made in:
Spain
Date:
16th–17th century
Credit Line:
Bequest of Marian Hague
Accession Number:
1971-50-224
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1971-50-224

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