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Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Secondary Keywords
Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.127/1971_2.127.JPG

Pennsylvania Station

Berenice Abbott

1898-1991

20th century

circa 1936

1971/2.127

gelatin silver print on paper

architectural elements

architecture

buildings

components

components and systems

components by specific context

genres

modern and contemporary art

objects

people and occupations

spanning and projecting structural elements

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

trains

transportation

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Portrait of a Girl

Sigmund Abeles

Born 1934

20th century

1970

1983/1.172

etching on paper

biological components

child

components

components and systems

components by specific context

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

the human body

upper body

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Jenna and Jeremy, North Portland, from "Polaroids"

Bobby Abrahamson

A man and a woman posing with their arms around eachother. She is wearing glasses and he in bald.

2012

2014/2.153

black and white photograph on paper

components and systems

object groupings

object groupings and systems

object groupings by general context

objects we use

sets (groups)

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Alfred Stieglitz and Painting by Georgia O'Keeffe, at an American Place, New York City, from the "Museum Set Edition"

Ansel Adams

1902-1984

20th century

1944; printed 1981

1987/1.170

gelatin silver print on paper

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

making art

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

the human body

upper body

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.507/1997_1.507.JPG

Goldweight in the shape of a chest

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

Goldweight in the shape of a chest decorated with side-by-side "star" forms on the top and sides.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.507

brass

africa (continent)

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

geographic and political locations

goldweights

the human body

torsos

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Goldweight in the shape of a key

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

Goldweight in the shape of a key, with two series of three lines around the body.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.511

brass

africa (continent)

components

components and systems

components by general context

geographic and political locations

goldweights

hardware

keys and key components

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Hunting Whistle

Artist Unknown, African, Angola, Chokwe

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.47

carved wood

aerophones

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

duct flutes

flutes (aerophones)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

the human body

upper body

wood and wood products

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Staff

Artist Unknown, African

2001/2.16

wood with animal hide

animals

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects

the human body

the natural world

upper body

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Brass Lock

Artist Unknown, African

A square, brass lock with a carving on one side. The key as geometric shapes instead of teeth.

20th century

2010/2.10

brass

components

components and systems

components by general context

descriptors

hardware

keys and key components

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

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Silver Cuff Bracelet

Artist Unknown, African

A silver cuff bracelet that has a pin lock to keep it closed. The bracelet is decorated with silver beads.

20th century

2010/2.11

silver

components

components and systems

components by specific context

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

costume components

descriptors

jewelry

jewelry by location

jewelry worn on arms and hands

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

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Silver Cuff Bracelet with Green and Yellow Decoration

Artist Unknown, African

A silver cuff bracelet with braided carvings and green and yellow decorations. A chain is attached to one side to keep it closed.

20th century

2010/2.12

silver

components

components and systems

components by specific context

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

costume components

descriptors

jewelry

jewelry by location

jewelry worn on arms and hands

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

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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

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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

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Human Puppet Head

Artist Unknown, African, Bamana Peoples, Mali

A stylized rendering of a human face with long narrow nose, round eyes set close to bridge of nose, and open, ellipitical mouth. The head is carved in shape of a coiffure that resembles a helmet which extends down the sides of the head. The head is topped with a high arched sagital crest. Patina is dark brown in color with traces of red and blue pigment. Sheet metal cut in circles and long strips embellish the top of the head.

20th century

1900-1970

1971/2.21

wood, sheet metal, cloth and pigment

artistic concepts

artistic devices

associated concepts

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

concepts in the arts

events

objects we use

people and culture

performing arts structures

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for noncompetitive activities

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

the human body

upper body

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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

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Wall Hanging

Artist Unknown, African, Beninese, Fon

Black background with red trim on either side, but not on the top and bottom. There is a large orange tiger in the center with a red donkey and blue bird on the left side. Colors of blacks, greens, reds, blues, oranges and yellow. There is lilac trim on the top and bottom of the cloth.

19th century - 20th century

2014/2.96

appliqued cotton cloth

visual arts

artistic concepts

associated concepts

bed coverings

bedcovers

components

components and systems

components by specific context

concepts in the arts

coverings and hangings

coverings and hangings by location or context

coverings and hangings by specific type

coverings and hangings components

coverings and hangings for furniture

coverings and hangings for sleeping and reclining furnitur

events

forms of expression

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furnishings components

objects we use

people and culture

quilts

quilts by patter or motif

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Wall Hanging

Artist Unknown, African, Beninese, Fon

Off-white background with a red man in the center, arms outstretched holding a half moon and a red circle. Above and below him are red and black men with clubs.

19th century - 20th century

2014/2.97

appliqued cotton cloth

visual arts

artistic concepts

associated concepts

bed coverings

bedcovers

components

components and systems

components by specific context

concepts in the arts

coverings and hangings

coverings and hangings by location or context

coverings and hangings by specific type

coverings and hangings components

coverings and hangings for furniture

coverings and hangings for sleeping and reclining furnitur

events

forms of expression

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furnishings components

objects we use

people and culture

quilts

quilts by patter or motif

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Knife

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi?

20th century

20th century

1998/1.130

metal blade with wood handle

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects

people and occupations

the human body

upper body

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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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Pipe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

Brass pipe with a figurative bowl in the shape of a human head.

20th century

1900-1987

1987/1.344

cast bronze with wool cloth

smoking and tobacco use

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

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Comb

African, Angola, Chokwe or Lunda

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1987/1.154

wood, wire and copper

grooming, hygiene and health car

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects we use

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.47/1987_2.47FT.JPG

Hunter's Whistle

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire)

20th century

circa 1950

1987/2.47

carved ivory

aerophones

allegory and literature

biological components

bone

bone by form

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

components

components and systems

components by specific context

dentin

descriptors

duct flutes

flutes (aerophones)

forest and nature activities

materials

materials by composition

music

musical instruments

objects we use

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by location

physical activities by specific context

sculpture

sculpture by material

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

the human body

tooth and tooth components

tooth components

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Stopper for a calabash, in the form of a human head

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1984/2.40

carved wood

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

the human body

upper body

wood and wood products

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Hair Scratcher

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1920

1985/1.190

Ivory

animal material

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

hair and hair components

keratinous material

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

the human body

upper body

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Drum with handles

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

circa 1880

1984/2.35

wood, leather, plant fibers and tkoola powder

single-headed

components

components and systems

components by general context

descriptors

drums (membranophones)

materials

materials by origin

membranophones

objects we use

plant material

sound devices

sound devices by acoustical characteristics

struck drums

tubular drums

wood and wood products

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Miniature pipe bowl in shape of man's head

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1925

1986/1.213

wood

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

the human body

upper body

vessels

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Textile Fragment

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1920

1986/2.94

Raffia and velour

components

components and systems

components by specific context

coverings and hangings components

descriptors

furnishings components

object genres

object genres by form

object genres by material

quilt components

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Palm Wine Cup with Figure of a Head

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

1900-1983

1983/2.163

carved wood

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

drinking vessels

objects we use

the human body

upper body

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.93/1986_2.93.JPG

Flywhisk with human face

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1920

1986/2.93

ivory, wood, copper wire, beads and animal skin with hair

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

heads

objects we use

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

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Pipe bowl in the form of a male head

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1920

1985/1.184

carved wood

smoking and tobacco use

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

figures

figures (representations)

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

vessels

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Vessel with four faces carved on rim

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1940

1985/2.3

carved wood and tkoola powder residue

african

african styles by region

biological components

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

heads

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by technique

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

western democratic republic of congo styles

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Crescent-shaped box with human face

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

late 19th century

1985/1.141

wood and tkoola powder

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

heads

motifs

natural element motifs

objects we use

the human body

upper body

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.212/1986_1.212.JPG

Belt Ornament in the Form of a Ram's Head

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1986/1.212

glass beads, shells and leather

animals

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

design elements

figure- and animal-derived motifs

mammals

motifs

object genres

object genres by form

objects

objects we use

ornamental

sheep

the human body

the natural world

upper body

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Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

2001/2.17

wood

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects

the human body

upper body

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Scepter finial in the form of a man's head

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kusu

20th century

circa 1900

1987/1.356

carved ivory

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

identifying artifacts

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

objects we use

sculpture

sculpture by material

symbols of office

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Comb

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Lunda

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.46

wood

grooming, hygiene and health car

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects we use

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.54/1987_2.54.JPG

Textile panel

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Ndengese

20th century

circa 1950-1965

1987/2.54

woven and dyed raffia

architectural elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

design elements

motifs

natural element motifs

object genres

object genres by material

surface element components

surface elements and surface element components

visual and tactile

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Baton

African, Congo (Zaire), Nkutchu (Kuba)

20th century

1900-1984

1984/1.312

wood

administrators

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

executives

identifying artifacts

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in government and administration

symbols of office

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Comb with Head

African, Congo (Zaire), Songye

20th century

1900-1983

1983/1.155

wood

grooming, hygiene and health car

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

figures (representations)

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Comb

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1950

1984/2.30

wood and iron

grooming, hygiene and health car

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects we use

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

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Bellows surmounted by human head

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

1900-1987

1987/1.259

wood and leather

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects we use

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by subject type

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M'irimba with single head

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1920

1984/2.81

wood and metal

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects we use

people and culture

sound devices

sound devices by function

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

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Axe

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

19th century

circa 1890

1986/1.195

wood

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

cutting equipment

cutting tools

equipment

equipment by process

objects we use

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

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Staff

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1920

1987/1.153

wood and iron

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

walking sticks

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Staff

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

2001/2.26

wood

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects

the human body

upper body

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MS Leaf: Hymnal

Artist Unknown, African, Ethiopia

Mid-17th century

mid 17th century

1959/1.151

Ink on vellum

associated concepts

coating (material)

coating by form

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

gothic scripts

information form components

latin and greek alphabet scripts

leaves

materials

materials by function

materials by origin

people and culture

plant material

religions and religious concepts

script and type forms

scripts (writing)

scripts by form

text-based art

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Golddust box with decorated lid

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Akan

20th century

20th century

1997/1.360A&B

cast brass

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

covers (closures)

descriptors

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

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Golddust box with decorated lid

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Akan

20th century

20th century

1997/1.362A&B

cast brass

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

covers (closures)

descriptors

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

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Comb

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Akan

20th century

20th century

1997/1.327

wood

grooming, hygiene and health car

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

wood and wood products

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Head

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Akan

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.105

terracotta

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

figures (representations)

objects we use

sculpture

sculpture by material

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type