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Indigo : the colour that changed the world / Catherine Legrand

Title:
Indigo, the color that changed the world
Author:
Legrand, Catherine  Search this
Physical description:
286 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 x 30 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2013
Topic:
Indigo  Search this
Indigo--History  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Color in textile crafts  Search this
Color in clothing  Search this
Dyes and dyeing--Textile fibers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1029083

Gekkan senshoku a

Title:
ĉœˆċˆŠĉŸ“çı” a
Senshoku alpha
Editor:
Senshoku to Seikatsusha  Search this
Physical description:
volumes illustrations (some color) 26-28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Japan
Date:
1981
2007
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Textile industry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1158160

Festival footage: New Mexico Program- crafts, site, dance; Maroon Program- presentations

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1992)  Search this
Recorder:
Abramovitch, Ilana  Search this
Performer:
Reyes Albuquerque (Musical group)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (videocassette (VHS))
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
New Mexico
Jamaica
Caribbean Area
Texas
Track Information:
101 New Mexico site.

102 New Mexico site.

103 Maroon site.

104 New Mexico site.

105 Maroon site-Presentations.
Local Numbers:
FP-1992-1/2VHS-0048
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.).
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. SI Permission.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Documentary  Search this
Boots and shoes -- Trade and manufacture  Search this
Looms -- Design and construction  Search this
Santos  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Adobe buildings  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Stoves  Search this
Food habits  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Leatherwork  Search this
Saddlery  Search this
Thatched buildings  Search this
Matachines (Dance)  Search this
Cookery (Jerk pork)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1992, Item FP-1992-1/2VHS-0048
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: New Mexico / 4.4: Video
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk52e1a388c-28af-432f-a0cd-6b8d545e787f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1992-ref1084

Hausa man at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 18.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6846
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c3674abe-9c9e-495b-9ba6-fbb47968af1e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23599

Hausa man at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 1.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 20.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 1.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6847
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo776a40b13-1698-4d2c-818c-5e4e9009984e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23600

Hausa man at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 1.2 EE 59
General:
Citation source: Archives staff.
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 17.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 1.2 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6848
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo736425819-9070-4942-ba6f-73f3aa6f3601
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23601

Hausa man at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 1.3 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 8.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 1.3 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6849
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ec9340f9-5b93-49de-99e4-c13eee922f52
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23602

Hausa man at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 2 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 9.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 2 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6850
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b2bf032b-42b0-48d6-bff6-0ef0eb79dee9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23603

Hausa men at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 3 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 5.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 3 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6851
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7fec6c169-9caa-48a4-ae18-3a16a52c82a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23604

Hausa men at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 3.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 2.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 3.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6852
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ce42aad7-6fa8-4073-962d-20e76eda6732
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23605

Hausa men at indigo dye pits, Kano, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"In Kano this indigo turban is called dan kura after Kura, the village near Kano that produces this distinctive cloth. In Kura undyed turkudi cloth is immersed several times in a indigo bath until it is a deep, almost black, color. The dyers then beat indigo powder into the cloth giving it its charasteristic lustrous glaze." [Arnoldi M., 1995: Wrapping the Head, Crowning Achievements, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 1 HSA 3.2 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
58482 30
Frame value is 4.
Slide No. H 1 HSA 3.2 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 6853
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7bf4ef609-4295-41da-ac32-ab282be009c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref23607

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 1A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 1A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03069
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7fb2923de-8c16-4426-ae94-bc1b6cf775ed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30150

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 2A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 2A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03070
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo79757a3b7-829a-436f-8f1a-f448f08cbc91
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30151

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 3A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 3A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03071
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7e061ccad-6bb3-433b-b982-c6330ce2f92c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30152

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 4A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 4A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03072
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo738cf6eb3-6336-4ee4-b601-7cc58a805bf4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30153

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 5A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 5A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03073
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70bced707-fbed-4d18-826a-2483d8bf2864
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30154

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 6A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 6A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03074
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b4cbf1f9-1498-4d5d-a3b5-24df0ef46355
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30155

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 7A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 7A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03075
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ead5ecbb-f2b0-4673-9983-b5d0435e2064
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30156

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 8A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 8A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03076
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7700470c2-01bf-41fe-b0ff-43adcecb355b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30157

Yoruba woman dyeing fabrics with indigo, Ife, Nigeria

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Yoruba woman dyeing fabric with indigo. "Dyeing always takes place against a wall, often in a secluded place to prevent interference from either domestic animals or small children and to keep the smell away from the main house. A good dye is sufficient for dyeing twelve skeins, or about three days of active use, after which the dye is thrown away." This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-II-12, 9A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Yrb. Yoruba. Nigeria. Woman dyeing fabric with indigo. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. II-12, 9A." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 03077
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo762080523-75d2-4f92-ad42-8be996c94dcd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30158

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