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Culture: Africa, unknown maker (29)
Culture: Africa, unknown maker (29)
Head
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Nok-culture style region, unknown maker
1995.21CCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343CCCC0
Shield
Africa, East Africa, Uganda, unknown maker
1929.325©
Ceremonial beadwork for a Xhosa royal woman: headdress (umnqwazi),...
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49CCCC0
Royal ceremonial headdress (umnqwazi)
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49.aCCCC0
Royal ceremonial beadwork: breast cover (incebetha)
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49.bCCCC0
Royal ceremonial beadwork: pendant
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49.cCCCC0
Royal ceremonial beadwork: anklet (izitsaba)
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49.dCCCC0
Royal ceremonial beadwork: anklet2 (izitsaba)
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49.eCCCC0
Stand or Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1974.209CCCC0
Gimbri
Africa, unknown maker
1918.343CCCC0
Kora
Africa, unknown maker
1918.352CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.bCCCC0
Pipe Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bangangte, unknown maker
1975.163©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018.bCCCC0
Knife
Africa, unknown maker
1916.1020CCCC0
Knife
Africa, unknown maker
1916.1020.aCCCC0
Baton
Africa, unknown maker
1992.1046CCCC0
Model Canoe and Paddles
Africa, unknown maker
1929.350CCCC0
Water Jug and Carrying Strap
Africa, unknown maker
1915.460CCCC0
Water Jug
Africa, unknown maker
1915.460.aCCCC0
Throwing Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1918.661CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1019CCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Sherbro Island, unknown maker
1975.154CCCC0
Axe
Africa, unknown maker
1929.332CCCC0
Ring
Africa, North Africa, unknown maker
1916.124CCCC0
Sword
Africa, unknown maker
1929.363CCCC0
Stool
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1975.189©
Knife
Africa, East Africa, Somalia, unknown maker
1929.334CCCC0
Knife
Africa, East Africa, Somalia, unknown maker
1929.334.aCCCC0
Scabbard
Africa, East Africa, Somalia, unknown maker
1929.334.bCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, East Africa, Sudan, unknown maker
1916.724.aCCCC0
Scabbard
Africa, East Africa, Sudan, unknown maker
1916.724.bCCCC0
Scabbard Spear
Africa, East Africa, Sudan, unknown maker
1916.724.cCCCC0
Scabbard Needle
Africa, East Africa, Sudan, unknown maker
1916.724.eCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, East Africa, Sudan, unknown maker
1916.724CCCC0
Alligator
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1929.373CCCC0
Elephant Prod (?)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, unknown maker
1915.498CCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1918.357CCCC0
Dagger
Africa, East Africa, Kenya or Uganda, unknown maker
1916.714CCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kalundwe, unknown maker
2016.11CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, unknown maker
1916.1016CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Head
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Nok-culture style region, unknown maker
1995.21TerracottaOverall: 38.2 x 20 cm (15 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343Wood, paint, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 54.1 x 7.8 x 7.5 cm (21 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Shield
Africa, East Africa, Uganda, unknown maker
1929.325Bamboo, wood, pelt, and plant fiberOverall: 34.6 cm (13 5/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Ceremonial beadwork for a Xhosa royal woman: headdress (umnqwazi),...
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Unknown female Xhosa-style maker
2022.49Glass beads, sinew, hide, ceramicSeverance and Greta Millikin TrustCCCC0
Stand or Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1974.209Wood and organic materialsOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Gimbri
Africa, unknown maker
1918.343Wood, rawhide, and stringOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Kora
Africa, unknown maker
1918.352Gourd, wood, rawhide, string, and ropeDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.); Overall: 111.8 cm (44 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022Iron, wood, copper alloy, metal, rawhide, and plant fiberOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pipe Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bangangte, unknown maker
1975.163CeramicOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018Iron, wood, copper alloy, reptile skin, leather or rawhide, and upholstery studsOverall: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Blade: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Africa, unknown maker
1916.1020Steel, leather or rawhide, and hornBlade: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.); Scabbard: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Knife including handle: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Baton
Africa, unknown maker
1992.1046Wood, ivoryOverall: 5.1 cm (2 in.)Bequest of Russell and Rowena JelliffeCCCC0
Model Canoe and Paddles
Africa, unknown maker
1929.350WoodOverall: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Water Jug and Carrying Strap
Africa, unknown maker
1915.460Terracotta and plant fiberOverall: 64.8 cm (25 1/2 in.); Diameter of mouth with rim: 17.8 x 8.9 cm (7 x 3 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Throwing Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1918.661Iron and leatherOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1019Iron, wood, copper alloy, cloth, and resinOverall: 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.); Blade: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Sherbro Island, unknown maker
1975.154SoapstoneOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Axe
Africa, unknown maker
1929.332Iron and leatherOverall: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Ring
Africa, North Africa, unknown maker
1916.124GoldDiameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword
Africa, unknown maker
1929.363Iron, snakeskin, and leatherOverall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Stool
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1975.189WoodOverall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Knife
Africa, East Africa, Somalia, unknown maker
1929.334Iron, rawhide or leather, and hornScabbard: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Knife including handle: 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, East Africa, Sudan, unknown maker
1916.724Overall: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Blade: 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Alligator
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1929.373Elephant ivoryOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Elephant Prod (?)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, unknown maker
1915.498Wood, wire, upholstery studs, and metalOverall: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Harp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1918.357Wood, snakeskin, plant fiber, cane, string, and colorantOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Dagger
Africa, East Africa, Kenya or Uganda, unknown maker
1916.714Silver and metalOverall: 64.5 cm (25 3/8 in.); Blade: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kalundwe, unknown maker
2016.11Wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, and ironOverall: 34.5 x 3.2 x 5.4 cm (13 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, unknown maker
1916.1016Forged iron and copperOverall: 40.6 cm (16 in.); Blade: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0