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Female figure

Maker:
Fante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.3 × 5.1 × 3.2 cm (10 3/4 × 2 × 1 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ghana
Topic:
Birth  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-18
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/ys7e5e22cd5-ec4f-4d62-b587-e41ad1b426db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-18
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Bowl

Maker:
Lozi artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.7 × 52.1 × 25.4 cm (7 3/4 × 20 1/2 × 10 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Western Province, Zambia
Topic:
bird  Search this
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74844cea8-e3a4-4d8f-8e26-2664f53390a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-6

Center for Cross-Cultural Communications

Collection Creator:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1962-1963
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Porter A. McCray Papers, 1936-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Porter A. McCray papers
Porter A. McCray papers / Series 4: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a4be67f7-5402-4523-9bd6-319cf5cbd07b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mccrport-ref173

Bracelet

Collector:
Marc Grumet  Search this
Donor Name:
Robbins Center for Cross-Cultural Communication  Search this
Diameter:
9 cm
Height:
1 cm
Culture:
Frafra (?)  Search this
Akan (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Bracelet
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
19 May 2017
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2073315
USNM Number:
E433896-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3906f01c6-862a-4b8c-aca7-87003bcfc351
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11925224
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Headrest

Collector:
Alvin Cohen  Search this
Donor Name:
Robbins Center for Cross-Cultural Communication  Search this
Length:
11 cm
Width:
17 cm
Height:
15 cm
Object Type:
Headrest
Place:
Ethiopia, Africa
Accession Date:
19 May 2017
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2073315
USNM Number:
E433929-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ed7f63d0-1172-4df4-8ea3-b6c5d69706a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11925259
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Robbins, Warren, see: Museum of African Art and Center for Cross-Cultural Communication in C, Miscellaneous, Posthumous

Collection Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 21
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ben Shahn papers
Ben Shahn papers / Series 2: Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9477ae0af-fdef-4244-9ce4-7cb2eb6407a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-shahben-ref734

Figure

Object Name:
ogo Elegba
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells, leather, metal, coin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.3 x 7.9 x 6.4 cm (4 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2010-13-1
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/ys761784e98-aaea-4a03-8339-5efb650646ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-13-1

Robe

Maker:
Kom artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dyes
Dimensions:
H x W (laying flat): 112.4 × 142.9 cm (44 1/4 × 56 1/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Laikom, Cameroon
Date:
1973
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-1.1
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/ys705a2d76a-9a52-4a2a-8ad4-17ecbc7332ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-1.1
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Hat

Maker:
Kom artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dyes
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.9 × 22.2 cm (3 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Laikom, Cameroon
Date:
1973
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-1.2
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/ys7d59fc794-8e6b-42f0-8ceb-4a1d3138ac26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-1.2

Skirt

Maker:
Xhosa artist  Search this
Medium:
Cloth, mother of pearl buttons, glass beads, animal fur trim
Dimensions:
H x W: 109.2 × 154.9 cm (43 × 61 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
South Africa
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-10
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/ys73f0483b4-1fae-4b4c-969c-04120c95ef27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-10

Skirt

Maker:
Xhosa artist  Search this
Medium:
Cloth, mother of pearl buttons, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W: 137.2 × 116.8 cm (54 × 46 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
South Africa
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-11
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/ys7981fe896-fa02-4f0d-9feb-5febb200b252
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-11

Skirt

Maker:
Iraqw artist  Search this
Medium:
Leather, glass beads, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W without fringe: 109.2 × 182.9 cm (43 × 72 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Tanzania
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-12
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/ys72f0a1180-60fe-47d8-9ab9-422021b1ed26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-12

Mat

Object Name:
losa
Maker:
Mbole artist  Search this
Medium:
Plant fiber, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 53.3 × 29.8 cm (21 × 11 3/4 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-13
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/ys785c86b63-7c8b-44c0-96f5-7f7ebc843500
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-13
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Gunpowder flask

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, leather, brass, tacks
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30.5 × 23.5 × 14 cm (12 × 9 1/4 × 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Morocco
Date:
Late 19th to early 20th century
Topic:
Hunting/Fishing  Search this
Warfare  Search this
Male use  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-14
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/ys7576d7372-6d71-4561-aaa9-5521ad909ffc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-14
Online Media:

Sieve

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30.5 × 25.4 × 5.1 cm (12 × 10 × 2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-15
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/ys7a74f708e-073d-4823-8dc7-10eb87aedb45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-15

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

Mask

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint, fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 78.7 × 30.5 × 26.7 cm (31 × 12 × 10 1/2 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Benin
Topic:
snake  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-17
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/ys7c4e32edc-210a-49fb-8276-8f4201096ae6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-17

Heddle pulley

Maker:
Abron artist  Search this
Kulango artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H: 12.7 cm (5 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
late 19th-20th century
Topic:
musical instrument  Search this
furniture  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-19
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/ys7c25078c4-2e45-4c33-907d-a02d5ffbcc0f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-19

Crest mask

Maker:
Ekpeye artist  Search this
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.9 × 113 × 24.1 cm (9 × 44 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
pangolin  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-2
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/ys7771862d2-8b3b-4467-abaa-a3aaf5bb1267
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-2

Knobkerrie

Maker:
Zulu artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 59.7 × 9.2 × 8.3 cm (23 1/2 × 3 5/8 × 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
South Africa
Topic:
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-20
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f58bf5ff-2682-4177-a092-0305b22bc25d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-20

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