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Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Creation Place 1
Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.77/2001_2.77.JPG

Mask

Artist Unknown, African

2001/2.77

wood with twine

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Mask

Artist Unknown, African

TC2006.16

wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Chi Wara Headdress

Artist Unknown, African

TC2006.17

wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Bwaka Figure

Artist Unknown, African

2003/2.45

wood, rope, beads, and hair

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-2003-sl-2.46/2003_2_46.JPG

Baboon mask

Artist Unknown, African

2003/2.46

wood, metal, rope, and hair

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Divination Tray

Artist Unknown, African

2005/1.259

wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.190/2008_2_190.JPG

Mask with Seven Feathers

Artist Unknown, African

2008/2.190

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.121/1970_2.121.JPG

Initiation Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Bajokwe

20th century

1900-1970

1970/2.121

bark cloth, cotton and paint

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.21/1971_2.21.JPG

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.171/1997_1.171.JPG

Chief's hat

Artist Unknown, African, Bamileke Peoples, Cameroon

Miter-shaped hat with double layer of fabric made from whorls of light-colored cotton applique on dark green velveteen ground. Sides of hat terminate in red tassels. Front edge of hat is trimmed with red fabric.

20th century

1925-1975

1997/1.171

cotton appliqué with tassels

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.348/1997_1_348.JPG

Commemorative Shrine Lamp

Artist Unknown, African, Benin or Nigeria, Bariba Region

20th century

20th century

1997/1.348

terracotta

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.85/1998_1.85.JPG

Prestige Axe

Artist Unknown, African, Benin, Toma

20th century

20th century

1998/1.85

metal blade with wood handle

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-2001-sl-2.57/2001_2.57.JPG

Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Beninese, Fon

2001/2.57

wood with metal

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.41/1971_2.41.JPG

Night Bird Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bobo

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.41

wood and paint

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-2000-sl-1.35/2000_1.35.JPG

Bird Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bobo

20th century

20th century

2000/1.35

wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Headpiece

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bwa

2003/2.28

wood with white pigment

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Headpiece

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bwa

2003/2.49

wood with pigment

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.144/1985_1.144.JPG

Whistle/Flute

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Bwa/Mossi

20th century

1900-1985

1985/1.144

wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1988-sl-1.143/1988_1.143.JPG

Bracelet

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1988/1.143

bronze

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.276/1982_1.276.JPG

Kneeling Female Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1982/1.276

carved and painted wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.147/1985_1.147.JPG

Female Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1925

1985/1.147

carved wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.82/1984_2.82.JPG

Standing anthropomorphic figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1984/2.82

carved wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.53/1985_2.53.JPG

Anklet with figures on opposing ends

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.53

cast bronze, lost wax method

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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)

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.136/1985_1.136.JPG

Standing Male Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Lobi

20th century

circa 1925

1985/1.136

carved wood, chicken feathers and blood patination

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.96/1998_1.96.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.96

iron blade with wood handle

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.97/1998_1.97.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.97

iron blade and handle with copper and brass decoration

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.98/1998_1.98.JPG

Adze

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

20th century

20th century

1998/1.98

iron blade and handle with copper and brass decoration

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-2004-sl-2.24/2004_2_24.JPG

Standing Female Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi

2004/2.24

clay

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.43/1971_2.43.JPG

Ritual Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi?

20th century

1900-1971

1971/2.43

wood, paint and kaolin

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.152/1985_1.152.JPG

Flute

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi?

20th century

1900-1985

1985/1.152

carved wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-2003-sl-2.37/2003_2_37.JPG

Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Burkina Faso, Mossi?

2003/2.37

wood

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.76/1984_2.76.JPG

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.100/1983_1.100.JPG

Feathered Hat

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

1900-1983

1983/1.100

feathers and woven fiber

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.344/1987_1.344.JPG

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.347/1987_1.347.JPG

Pipe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

1900-1987

1987/1.347

bronze, wood and cloth

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.189/1983_2.189.JPG

Apron

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

n.d.

1983/2.189

cloth, beads and cowrie shells

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.354a-amp-amp-sem-b/1997_1_354_AB.JPG

Pipe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

20th century

1997/1.354A&B

terracotta

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)

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

Pipe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

20th century

20th century

1997/1.355

terracotta

rank 5.35637

Africa (continent)