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Figure

Maker:
Budja artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin,coin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 x 14 x 7.7 cm (1 5/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Human  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Marc Leo Felix
Object number:
83-9-1
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/ys76125d573-dcb0-4af0-9590-f535a7d192ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_83-9-1

Male figure

Maker:
Luba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, oil
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.9 x 8.6 x 8.9 cm (11 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-15-15
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/ys721a07e59-fc89-4ec9-abb9-84a46cbf0684
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-15-15

Stool

Maker:
Chokwe artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass tacks
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.9 x 21 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Angola
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-15-21
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/ys7fe2f2963-728f-4002-bf2c-7518470debc0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-15-21
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Cap mask

Object Name:
giwoyo
Maker:
Pende artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, raffia, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 71.1 x 52.1 x 19.7 cm (28 x 20 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-15-5
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/ys754b93c09-f8f6-401c-a335-4fc24989d1e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-15-5

Pendant

Object Name:
ikhoko
Maker:
Pende artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.3 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Healing  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-15-6
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/ys7868460e1-e229-4e6d-a397-dea16f8c8d93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-15-6
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Figure with child

Object Name:
mvuala
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory, mirror, resin, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.3 x 5.1 x 5.7 cm (5 1/4 x 2 x 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
86-2-1
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/ys73eceb7c5-e3f6-4004-ae96-082ba5e15b3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_86-2-1
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Male figure

Object Name:
nkisi
Maker:
Songye artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, iron, horn, cowrie shell, gourd, leopard's teeth, glass beads, reptile skin, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66 x 21 x 24.1 cm (26 x 8 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
musical instrument  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase and gift of Professor David Driskell, Friends of the National Museum of African Art, Robert and Nancy Nooter, Milton F. and Frieda Rosenthal, Honorable and Mrs. Michael Samuels, Mr. Michael Sonnenreich
Object number:
86-4-1
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/ys72bc82c96-4e20-4a08-a10d-826f8e07c3e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_86-4-1

Jar

Maker:
Budja artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.2 x 16.3 x 16.2 cm (7 3/16 x 6 7/16 x 6 3/8 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
89-13-25
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/ys76cd6c880-30c8-416b-8e98-3dc3f7595026
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-13-25

Bottle

Maker:
Yakoma artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.6 x 14 x 13.8 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/2 x 5 7/16 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
89-13-85
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/ys76693feea-91c6-4b3e-b314-7c3220cd76a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-13-85

Face mask

Object Name:
idimu
Maker:
Lega artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.5 x 22 x 10.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Initiation  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
93-4-1
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/ys751f72a31-43e7-466b-aee4-4783fe00390c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-4-1

Overskirt

Object Name:
ncaka bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia
Dimensions:
H x W: 58.4 x 142.2 cm (23 x 56 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-1
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/ys7cdaf65aa-8e59-4c91-80fa-28031fbc02e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-1
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Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 61 x 72.4 cm (24 x 28 1/2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-10
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/ys7252999a2-de64-4d63-aaff-8fa9828ea08e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-10

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 63.2 x 57.2 cm (24 7/8 x 22 1/2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-11
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/ys76132a3de-cde2-4217-bf80-0ce9e30f1316
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-11

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.7 x 53 cm (23 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-12
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/ys764b926d6-93d6-4dc9-850c-1b5b52974012
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-12

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 57.8 x 62.9 cm (22 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-13
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/ys7ad1c4292-cc06-42c2-a728-065e4a0bbacd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-13

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 134.6 x 61 cm (53 x 24 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Adornment  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-14
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/ys77e27e035-5ddb-47d1-888b-5f9006458376
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-14

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 125.1 x 67.3 cm (49 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Adornment  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-15
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/ys7570e2333-132c-4dac-a9a7-7b678be6e60f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-15

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 70.5 x 61.6 cm (27 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-16
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/ys788a460fb-98e0-482e-855a-20bbbe0cade4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-16

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 69.2 x 62.2 cm (27 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-17
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/ys74c9bbd74-7350-487c-ac7d-3f053847d8e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-17

Design cloth

Object Name:
bwiin
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 55.9 x 127 cm (22 x 50 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Adornment  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-18
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/ys7380a6950-45f6-4ca8-bba9-d7f009643c63
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-18

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