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Full Record: x-2002-sl-1.195/2002_1.195.JPG

Yellow House

Blanche Ackers

b. 1916

20th century

1990-1999

2002/1.195

crayon on paper

animals

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

colors

descriptors

dwellings

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

people and occupations

plant material

plants

residential structures

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the natural world

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual and tactile

visual works

visual works by subject type

woody plants

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.86/2013_2.86.JPG

Lincoln, Maw and Shorty

Shelby Lee Adams

Two men and a dog, one man is wearing a hat and white shirt. The older man is wearing a plaid button down shirt.

b. 1950

1992

2013/2.86

gelatin silver print on paper

animals and creatures

groups of people

kinship groups

mammals

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

social groups

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.202/1986_1.202.JPG

Goldweight in the shape of a fish

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of an upside-down, U-shaped fish, of unknown species, with a bifurcated tail, a series of small spiraling circles along its spine, a long neck with horizontal incisions and a stylized human head with eyes, nose and mouth.

Possibly 19th century

1900-1985

1986/1.202

brass

africa (continent)

animals

animals and creatures

geographic and political locations

goldweights

the natural world

Goldweight in the shape of a pyramid with a bird on top

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a step pyramid topped by a bird.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.448

brass

africa (continent)

animals and creatures

associated concepts

geographic and political locations

geometric concepts

geometric figures

goldweights

mathematical concepts

people and culture

plane figures

polyhedra

scientific concepts

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.449/1997_1.449.JPG

Goldweight in the shape of a bird

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a small bird, with a long, thin neck ending in a small head, resting to the side of the body.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.449

brass

africa (continent)

animals and creatures

geographic and political locations

goldweights

Goldweight in the shape of a bird

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a bird, possibly a fowl.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.450

brass

africa (continent)

animals and creatures

geographic and political locations

goldweights

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.469/1997_1.469.JPG

Goldweight in the shape of a fowl's head

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of the head of a chicken.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.469

brass

animals and creatures

birds

goldweights

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.504/1997_1.504.JPG

Goldweight in the shape of a snake

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a coiling snake.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.504

brass

africa (continent)

animals and creatures

geographic and political locations

goldweights

objects we use

reptiles

sculpture

sculpture by subject type

statues

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Goldweight in the shape of a crocodile

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a crocodile.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.508

brass

africa (continent)

animals and creatures

geographic and political locations

goldweights

objects we use

reptiles

sculpture

sculpture by subject type

statues

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Medallion with Lion and Crown

Artist Unknown, African

A brass medallion with the image of a lion standing on top of a crown stamped in raised relief on the top of the piece.

1900-1985

2010/1.177

brass

animals and creatures

coins

coins by origin

descriptors

exchange media

later western world coins

later western world coins by denomination name

mammals

medals

metalwork

money

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

shilling coins

visual works

visual works by form

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.178/2010_1.178.JPG

Medallion with Lion Head

Artist Unknown, African

A brass madallion with the image of a lion stamped into the metal in raised relief surrounded by abstract, rope-like patterns.

1900-1985

2010/1.178

brass

animals and creatures

descriptors

mammals

medals

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

visual works

visual works by form

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.23/1971_2.23.JPG

Hyena Puppet Head (Nama, Sogu kun)

Artist Unknown, African, Bamana Peoples, Mali

Stylized wood carving of hyena head; two pieces of wood joined to form articulating jaw. edged with prominent teeth. short upright ears, long triangular nose or snout; eyes, teeth, nose and crown of head overlaid with sheet metal. Wood is unpainted.

20th century

circa 1950

1971/2.23

wood, sheet metal

animals and creatures

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

objects we use

performing arts buildings

performing arts structures

puppets

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for noncompetitive activities

sculpture

sculpture by material

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.22/1971_2.22.JPG

Ram Rod Puppet Head (Bakòrò, Sogokun)

Artist Unknown, African, Bamana Peoples, Mali

A naturalistic rendering of a ram, with striations incised into the top of the head and down the first third of the horns which sweep forward in a natural curve toward the nose. Eyes inlaid with green glass, and muzzle is overlaid with strip of metal. Jaw articulates, tied with cord. Cloth ears are attached and dangle on either side of head. Wood is unpainted.

20th century

circa 1950

1971/2.22

wood, sheet metal, glass and cloth

animals and creatures

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

objects we use

performing arts buildings

performing arts structures

puppets

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for noncompetitive activities

sculpture

sculpture by material

sheep

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.319/1997_1.319.JPG

Elephant Mask (mbap mteng)

Artist Unknown, African, Bamileke Peoples, Cameroon

Face mask embroidered extensively wtih glass beads. Two long panels hang down the front and back of the wearer. Humanoid face at top has two round eye holes allowing the wearer to see, a strip of fabric for nose and open, upturned mouth. Ears are protruding disks attached on either side of the face . Top of the head is covered with small, corklike knobs covered with black cloth. The beadwork is predominantly green, with intricate, scallop-shaped patterns along edge of panels, and vertical, star-like patterns filling center of the panels. Interior of panels is lined with damask.

20th century

1950-1999

1997/1.319

cloth, glass beads, fiber

animals and creatures

aristocracy

associated concepts

beads and sets of beads

costume

costume by function

descriptors

events

groups of people

mammals

masks (costume)

nobility

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

political concepts

social classes

social classes by specific type

social groups

social science concepts

social status

sociological concepts

upper class

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.12/1985_2.12.JPG

Leopard Box Lid

Artist Unknown, African, Benin

19th century

circa 1875

1985/2.12

wood and copper

animals and creatures

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

containers

containers by form

copper and copper alloy

covers (closures)

descriptors

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

nonferrous metal

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.145/1986_2.145.JPG

Standing Hornbill

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bobo

20th century

circa 1950

1986/2.145

brass

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

descriptors

manding

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

voltaic styles

west african styles

western sudanese styles

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Bird Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bobo

20th century

20th century

2000/1.35

wood

animals

animals and creatures

costume

costume by function

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.54/1985_2.54.JPG

Twisted metal bracelet with chameleon

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.54

cast bronze (cire perdue)

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

gur-speaking peoples styles

inorganic material

jewelry

jewelry by location

jewelry worn on arms and hands

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

nonferrous metal

object genres

object genres by technique

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

west african styles

western sudanese styles

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Anklet in the form of a stylized bird

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

1900-1986

1986/1.196

aluminum

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

gur-speaking peoples styles

jewelry

jewelry by location

jewelry worn on legs and feet

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.193/1985_1.193.JPG

Anklet with six figures

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi?

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.193

brass

layout features

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

gur-speaking peoples styles

illustrations

illustrations by form

images and ornament

information form components

jewelry

jewelry by location

jewelry worn on legs and feet

layout features

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

west african styles

western sudanese styles

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Baton in the form of a Hornbill Bird

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, South Gurunsi, Fara?

20th century

circa 1940

1984/2.76

carved wood

animals and creatures

descriptors

identifying artifacts

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

symbols of office

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.156/1986_1.156.JPG

Ceramic pot with chameleons and lizards

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

circa 1950

1986/1.156

Pottery

animals

animals and creatures

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.355/1997_1_355.JPG

Pipe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

20th century

1997/1.355

terracotta

smoking and tobacco use

animals and creatures

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

reptiles

tools and equipment

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.305/1997_1.305.JPG

Royal Elephant Mask (Bajoun)

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1997/1.305

cloth with multi-colored beadwork

african

african styles by region

animals

animals and creatures

aristocracy

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

cameroon grassfields

cameroon styles

costume

costume by function

descriptors

groups of people

mammals

nobility

object genres

object genres by form

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

political figures

social classes

social classes by specific type

social groups

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the natural world

upper class

west african styles

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.344/1997_1.344.JPG

Hat for an Elephant Costume

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1997/1.344

cloth with multi-colored beadwork

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

mammals

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.313/1997_1.313.JPG

Stool with traditional spider motif

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamoun

20th century

20th century

1997/1.313

wood

animals

animals and creatures

arthropods

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture by form or function

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

single seating furniture

the natural world

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.74/2014_2.74.JPG

Suaga Helmet Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Mambila

A wooden helmet with elongated beak and small dark brown feather on top. The colors overall are dark brown, white and rust.

19th century - 20th century

2014/2.74

wood, hair, pigment

visual arts

animals and creatures

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

costume

forms of expression

objects we use

people and culture

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.33/1984_2.33.JPG

Drinking horn

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

circa 1880

1984/2.33

cape buffalo horn and plant fibers

animal material

animals and creatures

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

horns

keratinous material

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.63/1982_2.63.JPG

Hunter's Decoy Headpiece

African, Nigeria, Hausa

20th century

circa 1950

1982/2.63

hornbill bird, wood and feathers

accessories worn on the head

animals and creatures

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

hunting

object genres

object genres by function

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in agriculture or natural resource occupations

people in science-related occupations

scientists and people in science-related occupations

the human body

upper body

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.30/1971_2.30.JPG

Ape Deity (M'Botumbo)

Artist Unknown, African, Ivory Coast, District of Bouake,Village of Yamoussoukro, Baule

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.30

wood with patination of blood, eggshell and pitch

animals and creatures

mammals

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.91/1985_2.91.JPG

Quadruped

African, Tanzania, Karagwe

19th century

circa 1850

1985/2.91

iron

animal material

animals and creatures

descriptors

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

keratinous material

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

quadrupeds

the natural world

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.177/1983_2.177.JPG

Puppet in the form of a bird

Artist Unknown, African, Mali

20th century

circa 1960

1983/2.177

carved wood, paint, cloth and synthetic hair

animals

animals and creatures

functions

functions (activities)

functions by specific context

how we live

objects we use

people and culture

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for noncompetitive activities

social functions

the natural world

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.137/1985_1.137.JPG

Female Antelope Headdress (Chi-Wara)

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Bamana

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.137

wood, leather

animals and creatures

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

mammals

materials

materials by origin

plant material

the human body

upper body

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.18a/1971_2.18A.JPG

Chi Wara Headdress

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Bamana

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.18A

wood, brass tacks and twine

accessories worn on the head

animals and creatures

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

headgear

mammals

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.18b/1971_2.18B.JPG

Antelope (Chi Wara) Headpiece: Female

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Bamana

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.18B

wood, brass tacks and twine

accessories worn on the head

animals and creatures

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

headgear

mammals

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.26/1971_2.26.JPG

Walu Antelope Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.26

wood, metal and pigment

animals

animals and creatures

costume

costume by function

descriptors

mammals

objects

objects we use

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

the natural world

woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.29/1971_2.29.JPG

Antelope Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

20th century

1900-1970

1971/2.29

wood with traces of paint

animals and creatures

costume

costume by function

descriptors

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.175/1986_1.175.JPG

Horse (miniature) on later base

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

20th century

circa 1920

1986/1.175

carved wood, blood, patination, gruel, millet, clay

animals and creatures

mammals

objects we use

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1975-sl-1.69/1975_1.69FULL.JPG

Ritual Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

Probably 20th century

probably 20th century

1975/1.69

carved wood

animals

animals and creatures

ceremonial weapons

man

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

the natural world

visual works

visual works by subject type

weapons

weapons and ammunition

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.359/1997_1.359.JPG

Altar

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Benin

20th century

20th century

1997/1.359

carved wood

altars and altar components

animals and creatures

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

mammals

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

religious building fixtures

sculpture

sculpture by technique

sheep

the natural world

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1974-sl-2.27/1974_2.27.JPG

Bush Cow Helmet Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Chamba

20th century

1900-1974

1974/2.27

wood, pitch and pigment

animals and creatures

costume

costume by function

mammals

objects we use

Full Record: x-1984-sl-1.265/1984_1.265.JPG

Horse Amulet

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Tuareg

20th century

1900-1984

1984/1.265

brass, cloth and leather

hollow-bodied

animals and creatures

bells and sets of bells

chordophones

descriptors

directly struck idiophones

mammals

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

percussion idiophones

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

struck idiophones

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.181/2005_1_181.JPG

Whistle (nsiba)

Artist Unknown, African, Vili Peoples, Congo Republic

Two components make up this vertical whistle. The superstructure is a wooden carving of two birds that face each other, bellies touching, with a small round object between them, so that each is holding it in their beaks. The birds' talons clutch the base of the sculpture. The base has a hole in the center into which the antelope horn is pegged.

19th century

1925-1975

2005/1.181

wood, antelope horn

aerophones

analytical functions

animals and creatures

disciplines

duct flutes

flutes (aerophones)

forest and nature activities

functions

functions (activities)

functions by general context

objects we use

occult sciences

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by location

physical activities by specific context

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.42/1984_2.42.JPG

Arms of Prince Rudolph II von Scherenberg, Bishop of Würzburg

Master AG

(active 1475 - 1490)

15th century

1482

1984/2.42

engraving on paper

animals

animals and creatures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

edged weapon components

mammals

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

religion

staff weapon components

subject matter

the natural world

visual works

visual works by subject type

weapon components

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.82/1954_1.82.JPG

Forgotten Things

Grace Albee

1890-1985

20th century

1943

1954/1.82

wood engraving on paper

animals

animals and creatures

architecture

birds

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

landscapes

modern and contemporary art

natural landscapes

objects

ornament areas

plants

settlements and landscapes

the natural world

transportation

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vehicles

woody plants

Full Record: x-1952-sl-1.87/1952_1.87.JPG

Devils Taking the Rich Man to Hell, No. 4 from the Series of 5 Prints "Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus"

Heinrich Aldegrever

1502- circa 1561

16th century

1554

1952/1.87

engraving on paper

animals

animals and creatures

associated concepts

construction equipment

doctrinal concepts

earthmoving equipment

equipment

equipment by process

hells

how we live

legendary creatures

mammals

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

plants

religion

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

reptiles

reptiles and amphibians

rites of passage

shovels

subject matter

the natural world

tools and equipment

Full Record: x-1956-sl-1.61/1956_1.61.JPG

The Labors of Hercules: The Infant Hercules (one of the set of 13 prints)

Heinrich Aldegrever

1502- circa 1561

16th century

1550

1956/1.61

engraving on paper

allegory and literature

animals

animals and creatures

figures

figures (representations)

iconography

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by family relationship

people by gender

reptiles

reptiles and amphibians

the natural world

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1956-sl-1.62/1956_1.62.JPG

The Labors of Hercules: The Nemean Lion (one of the set of 13 prints)

Heinrich Aldegrever

1502- circa 1561

16th century

1550

1956/1.62

engraving on paper

allegory and literature

animals

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

descriptors

figures

figures (representations)

iconography

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

mammals

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

plants

settlements and landscapes

the natural world

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by subject type

woods

woody plants

Full Record: x-1956-sl-1.63/1956_1.63.JPG

The Labors of Hercules #13: Cacus

Heinrich Aldegrever

1502- circa 1561

16th century

1550

1956/1.63

engraving on paper

allegory and literature

animals

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

clubs

figures

figures (representations)

geography

iconography

landform components

landforms and landform components

landscapes (environments)

mammals

natural landscapes

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

settlements and landscapes

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The Labors of Hercules: The Lernean Hydra (one of the set of 13 prints)

Heinrich Aldegrever

1502- circa 1561

16th century

1550

1956/1.64

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