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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-1985-sl-2.123a-b/1985_2.123AB.JPG

Knife with wooden scabbard

African, Southern Songye

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.123A-B

iron, wood, copper and twine

rank 20.47350

african

african styles by region

cases (containers)

central and equatorial african styles

containers

containers by form

edged weapons

luba region

objects

objects we use

people and culture

sheaths

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

weapons and ammunition

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.108/1986_2.108.JPG

Female half-figure

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

20th century

circa 1925

1986/2.108

wood

rank 20.20287

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

human body

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.37/2001_2.37.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Shango

2001/2.37

wood

rank 20.19492

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

equatorial guinea, gabon, southern cameroon region styles

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

objects

objects we use

ogowe river area

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.27/1971_2.27.JPG

Kanage Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

n.d.

1971/2.27

wood, metal and paint

rank 19.78066

african

african styles by region

costume

costume by function

descriptors

gur-speaking peoples styles

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.62/2001_2.62.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Zambia, Lozi

2001/2.62

wood with metal

rank 19.69437

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

upper zambezi river region styles

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

rank 19.58073

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

Full Record: x-1984-sl-1.272/1984_1.272.JPG

Secret Society Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Ivory Coast, Kran

20th century

circa 1940

1984/1.272

wood, pigment and natural fiber

rank 19.50759

african

african styles by region

costume

costume by function

kru-speaking peoples styles

objects

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

west african styles

western guinea coast styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.6/2001_2.6.JPG

Staff

African, Congo (Zaire), Songye

2001/2.6

wood

rank 19.50753

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

luba region

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

standing

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.70/2001_2.70.JPG

Staff

African, Congo (Zaire), Hemba

2001/2.70

wood with metal

rank 19.50753

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

luba

luba region

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.1/1987_1.157.1.JPG

Ancestor figure (female in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wooden figure of a human. The torso, neck and head make an elongated cylinder along the certical axis. The hands rest at its sides near the umbilicus. The hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are detailed.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.1

wood

rank 19.41182

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.2/1987_1.157.2.JPG

Ancestor figure (female in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wooden figure of a human. The torso, neck and head make an elongated cylinder along the certical axis. The hands rest at its sides near the umbilicus. The hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are detailed.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.2

wood

rank 19.41182

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.157.3/1987_1.157.3.JPG

Ancestor figure (male in Manda style)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

Carved wood figure of a human. The figure's torso, neck, and head are cyclindrical and elongated on the vertical axis. The figure's arms rest by its umbilicus, which protrudes slightly. Details of the hair, face, hands, genitals, and feet are carved in. The figure is incised with symmetrical, zigzag-ing lines.

circa 1920

1987/1.157.3

wood

rank 19.41182

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

luba region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

2001/2.41

wood with metal

rank 19.38592

african

african styles by region

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

west african styles

Headpiece

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bwa

2003/2.28

wood with white pigment

rank 19.36818

accessories worn on the head

african

african styles by region

costume

costume accessories worn

descriptors

manding

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

voltaic styles

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.50/2001_2.50.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Angola, Chokwe

2001/2.50

wood

rank 19.27750

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

chokwe-lunda

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.22/2001_2.22.JPG

Wand (oshe Shango)

Artist Unknown, African, Shango

Carved wooden wand. A discoid grip at one end of the shaft, and a double-headed projection at the other.

2001/2.22

wood with leather

rank 19.20036

african

african styles by region

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

object genres

object genres by function

objects

people and culture

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

west african styles

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.61/1982_2.61.JPG

Effigy Head

Artist Unknown, African, Idoma

20th century

circa 1940

1982/2.61

carved wood with paint

rank 19.19733

african

african styles by region

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

figures (representations)

igbo region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.66/2001_2.66.JPG

Staff

African, Tanzania, Zigua

2001/2.66

wood

rank 19.16629

african

african styles by region

coastal east african styles

descriptors

east african

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

Full Record: x-2004-sl-2.25/2004_2_25.JPG

Standing Female Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

2004/2.25

clay

rank 19.12035

african

african styles by region

gur-speaking peoples styles

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.119/2000_2_119.JPG

Bowl

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Akan

mid 20th century

mid 20th century

2000/2.119

terracotta

rank 19.07163

african

african styles by region

containers

containers by form

objects

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

vessels

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

west african styles

western guinea coast styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.142/1985_1.142.JPG

Skirt

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

1900-1985

1985/1.142

raffia cloth

rank 18.98928

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

costume by form

descriptors

main garments

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Headpiece

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bwa

2003/2.49

wood with pigment

rank 18.91360

accessories worn on the head

african

african styles by region

bobo

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

descriptors

manding

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

voltaic styles

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.353.2/1983_1.353.2.JPG

Pestle, of Mortar and Pestle

African, Guinea, Marka

20th century

circa 1920

1983/1.353.2

carved wood

rank 18.88594

african

african styles by region

descriptors

equipment

equipment by mode of operation

equipment by process

grinding and milling equipment

grinding and milling tools

household objects

mande region styles

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

west african styles

western guinea coast styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.95/1998_1.95.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.95

iron blade with wood handle

rank 18.84641

african

african styles by region

cutting equipment

cutting tools

equipment

equipment by general type

equipment by process

gur-speaking peoples styles

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.242/2005_1_242.JPG

Gong of the Ogboni Secret Society

African, Nigeria, Ogboni

Brass bell or gong in the form of a human head. A loop on the top would have served as a handhold or place to tie the instrument. The opening of the the instrument is squared and flat in order to rest upright.

2005/1.242

bronze

rank 18.82414

visual arts

african

african styles by region

art genres

artistic concepts

associated concepts

ceremonies

concepts in the arts

cultural ceremonies

descriptors

events

forms of expression

object genres

object genres by function

objects

people and culture

rites of passage

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

west african styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.108/1998_1.108.JPG

Prestige Axe

Artist Unknown, African, Angola, Chokwe

20th century

20th century

1998/1.108

metal blade with wood handle

rank 18.81297

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

chokwe-lunda

cutting equipment

cutting tools

descriptors

equipment

equipment by process

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.2/1985_2.2.JPG

Neckrest

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.2

carved wood

rank 18.80839

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.211/1980_2.211.JPG

Pehar Gyalpo

Artist Unknown, Tibet or Nepal

A portable painting in mineral pigments and gold on a primed cotton ground; the painting is designed to be rolled up when not in use. The painting was folded at some time in its history, resulting in a loss of pigment along two vertical lines.

19th century

19th century?

1980/2.211

ink, gouache, and gold pigment on cotton

rank 18.73908

african

african styles by region

animals and creatures

asian

associated concepts

descriptors

design elements

ewe cultures

mammals

motifs

natural element motifs

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

people by state or condition

religions

religions and religious concepts

south asian

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

west african styles

western guinea coast styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.196/1986_1.196.JPG

Anklet in the form of a stylized bird

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

1900-1986

1986/1.196

aluminum

rank 18.69489

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-1986-sl-2.121/1986_2.121.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure (Eshu as Ibeji)

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.121

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

rank 18.62309

african

african styles by region

figures

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.48/1998_1.48.JPG

Knife (Power Emblem)

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.48

iron blade with wood handle

rank 18.61342

african

african styles by region

descriptors

edged weapons

gur-speaking peoples styles

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.158/1985_1.158.JPG

Pot

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1985/1.158

Pottery, brass holder, and fiber attachment

rank 18.58874

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

containers

containers by form

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.161/1985_1.161.JPG

Bowl in the shape of a ceramic vessel

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

circa 1890

1985/1.161

wood, fiber, brass tacks and pigment

rank 18.58874

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

containers

containers by form

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.92/1985_2.92.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925

1985/2.92

carved wood, iron, and glass beads

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.114/1986_2.114.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.114

carved wood and glass beads

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.115/1986_2.115.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.115

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.116/1986_2.116.JPG

Female Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.116

carved wood, glass beads, blue pigment

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.117/1986_2.117.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1915-1940

1986/2.117

carved wood and glass beads

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.119/1986_2.119.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.119

carved wood and glass beads

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.120/1986_2.120.JPG

Male Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

circa 1925-1940

1986/2.120

carved wood, blue coral beads, blue pigment

rank 18.54991

african

african styles by region

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

west african styles

Post

African, Nigeria, Nupe

20th century

circa 1940

1981/2.143

carved wood

rank 18.49025

african

african styles by region

benue-congo branch

descriptors

niger-congo language groups

northeastern nigerian styles

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by technique

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

west african styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.7/2001_2.7.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Bambara

2001/2.7

wood with metal

rank 18.49025

african

african styles by region

ceremonial weapons

descriptors

edged weapons

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

manding

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

weapons

weapons and ammunition

west african styles

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.117/2000_2_117.JPG

Head

Artist Unknown, African, Ghana, Ashanti

18th - 19th century

18th century - 19th century

2000/2.117

terracotta

rank 18.47208

african

african styles by region

akan

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

upper body

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

west african styles

western guinea coast styles

Full Record: x-1984-sl-1.263/1984_1.263.JPG

Male Figure

Artist Unknown, African, French Congo, Teke

20th century

circa 1925

1984/1.263

carved wood

rank 18.41972

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

clothing

figures

kwango-kwilu

objects

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by subject type

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.53/2001_2.53.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Republic of the Congo, Kongo, Solongo

2001/2.53

wood

rank 18.37686

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

southwestern democratic republic of congo styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

walking sticks

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.24/1984_2.24.JPG

Box

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

circa 1890

1984/2.24

wood,, plant fibers and tkoola powder

rank 18.31835

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.155/1985_1_155.JPG

Kuba raffia panel

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1975

1985/1.155

raffia cloth and vegetable dye

rank 18.27486

african

african styles by region

central and equatorial african styles

central democratic republic of congo styles

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

western democratic republic of congo styles

Full Record: x-1984-sl-1.267.1/1984_1.267.1.JPG

Blanket (one of a pair)

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Fulani

20th century

circa 1920

1984/1.267.1

woven wool

rank 18.27071

african

african styles by region

coverings and hangings

coverings and hangings by form

coverings and hangings by specific type

fabric

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

textiles

west african styles

western sudanese fringe-dwelling peoples

western sudanese styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.44/2001_2.44.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

2001/2.44

wood with beads

rank 18.27071

african

african styles by region

beads and sets of beads

beadwork

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

object genres

object genres by form

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

people and culture

southern nigerian styles

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

tools and equipment

west african styles

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.5/2001_2.5.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Mozambique, Yao

2001/2.5

wood

rank 18.15677

african

african styles by region

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

east african

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

figures (representations)

makonde region and lake nyasa area styles

objects

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

the human body

tools and equipment

upper body

visual works

visual works by subject type