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Headrest

Maker:
Bari artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, reptile skin, hide
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.6 x 26.7 x 10.5 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Geography:
South Sudan
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-13
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/ys7ab804511-f3bd-4029-937b-b80d507f74a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-13

Stool

Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.7 x 39.4 x 20.3 cm (9 5/16 x 15 1/2 x 8 in.)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Geography:
Ashanti Region, Ghana
Date:
Mid-late 19th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
Object number:
89-8-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ac685ff6-10b7-4635-931c-e8b7310739af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-8-3

Chair

Maker:
Ngombe artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass and iron tacks
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60 x 33.5 x 60.4 cm (23 5/8 x 13 3/16 x 23 3/4 in.)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
90-4-1
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/ys77e532fc9-e14a-4446-9051-f77cffb4e186
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_90-4-1

Funerary commemorative head

Author:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
Topic:
Twifo terracotta heads (Representations)  Search this
Twifo terracottas  Search this
Akan funerary sculpture  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Art, Ghana
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_734788

Lydia Puccinelli, Curator of Collections at Museum of African Art

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1978
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [96-1007]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398070

Curatorial Records, 1964-2006

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Nicolls, Andrea  Search this
Ravenhill, Philip L  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
8.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Floor plans
Sketches
Ephemera
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Date:
1964
1964-2006
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01455
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1964-2006 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287092

Funerary Commemorative Head [Gallery leaflet]

Author:
Puccinelli, Lydi  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1985
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119251

African Forms in the Furniture of Pierre Legrain

Author:
Puccinelli, Lydi  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1998
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119283

Sande masquerade

Photographer:
Puccinelli, Lydia.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Women affiliated with the Sande or Bundu association wear masks carved by men. In most societies, only men wear masks.
General:
Citation source: Archives staff.
Title source: Archives staff, not provided by photographer.
Image indexed by negative number.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Human Form in African Art: Selections from the Collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art," The Rye Arts Center, 6 January 2002 through 16 February 2002. LL01-0076
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.
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-022, Item EEPA 1998-220001
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Items Received
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-022-ref516

Puccinelli, Lydia: Correspondence, 1984-1992

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-027, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa94-027-refidd1e1614

Puccinelli, Lydia

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-027, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa94-027-refidd1e4913

Lydia Puccinelli

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Topic:
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Women  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Standard number:
96-1007
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8352

African art from the collection of Chaim and Renee Gross / compiled by Marla Berns and Lydia Puccinelli

Author:
Berns, Marla  Search this
Puccinelli, Lydia  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Gross, Chaim 1904-1991 Art collections  Search this
Gross, Renee Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1976
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Call number:
N7380.5 .A375 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_596893

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