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Medium: Raffia (29)
Medium: Raffia (29)
Las Meninas
Simone Leigh (American, b. 1967)
2019.175©
Las Meninas
Simone Leigh (American, b. 1967)
2019.175.b©
Shrine Figure (Ikenga)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo carver
2015.72CCCC0
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1969.8CCCC0
Man's Garment
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Dida-style weavers and dyers
2003.89CCCC0
Hat (laket) with Pin
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, Early 20th century
1915.465CCCC0
Hat (laket)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465.aCCCC0
Woman's Skirt
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mbuun-style weavers and embroiderers
2013.5CCCC0
Prestige Cap (mpu ngola)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, or Cabinda (Angola), Kongo-style maker, possibly Yombe subgroup
1997.180CCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451CCCC0
Raffia Box
early 20th century
1937.1327CCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29CCCC0
Fragment of Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.91CCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1992.102CCCC0
Sauveteur 3
Pascale Marthine Tayou (Cameroonian, b. 1966)
2018.204©
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.90CCCC0
Hat with a pin
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, Early 20th century
1915.466CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466.aCCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1991.224CCCC0
Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, probably Democratic Republic of Congo
1921.1521CCCC0
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, early 20th century
1915.468CCCC0
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.468.aCCCC0
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.483©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.66©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.485©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.65©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.484©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.486©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.64©
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1991.225CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, Early 20th century
1915.467CCCC0
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467.aCCCC0
Raffia Box
Austria, 20th century
1930.69©
Skirt
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1990.1048©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Las Meninas
Simone Leigh (American, b. 1967)
2019.175Terracotta, steel, raffia, porcelainOverall: 182.9 x 213.4 x 152.4 cm (72 x 84 x 60 in.)Purchased with funds donated by Scott Mueller©
Shrine Figure (Ikenga)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo carver
2015.72Wood, organic materials, and raffiaOverall: 74.5 x 18 x 20 cm (29 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1969.8Wood, raffia, paint, and cottonOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Man's Garment
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Dida-style weavers and dyers
2003.89Raffia palm fiber (Raphia ruffia or R. vinifera) and dyeOverall: 169.8 x 211.5 cm (66 7/8 x 83 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hat (laket) with Pin
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, Early 20th century
1915.465Raffia, dye, and metalOverall: 11.4 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Woman's Skirt
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mbuun-style weavers and embroiderers
2013.5Raffia palm fiber (Raphia ruffia or R. vinifera) and dyeOverall: 73.7 x 102.9 cm (29 x 40 1/2 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Prestige Cap (mpu ngola)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, or Cabinda (Angola), Kongo-style maker, possibly Yombe subgroup
1997.180Raffia palm fiber (Raphia ruffia or R. vinifera) and leopard clawsOverall: 42 x 19.3 x 19 cm (16 9/16 x 7 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451Wood, glass beads, brass (including upholstery studs), copper alloy, iron alloy, raffia, reedbuck antelope horn, rawhide, animal hair, human teeth, organic material, minerals, and plant fibersOverall: 64 x 24.5 x 24 cm (25 3/16 x 9 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Raffia Box
early 20th century
1937.1327RaffiaOverall: 3.2 x 8.7 x 6.8 cm (1 1/4 x 3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, cloth (including wool), thread, and copper alloyOverall: 29 x 23 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment of Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.91Raffia and tukulaOverall: 121.4 x 33.3 cm (47 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1992.102Raffia and dyeOverall: 57.5 x 50.8 cm (22 5/8 x 20 in.); Mounted: 64.5 x 56.5 cm (25 3/8 x 22 1/4 in.)Anonymous gift in honor of the Museum's seventy-fifth anniversaryCCCC0
Sauveteur 3
Pascale Marthine Tayou (Cameroonian, b. 1966)
2018.204Crystal, raffia, cloth, rubber, plastic bags, chicken feathers, wood (probably eucalyptus), paint, tempera, nail polish, string, foam, plastic, adhesive, and other mixed mediaHeight: 132 cm (51 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Trust©
Woman's overskirt (ncaka)
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th or early 20th century
2003.90Raffia, cloth, thread, and dyeOverall: 413.2 x 63.6 cm (162 11/16 x 25 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hat with a pin
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, Early 20th century
1915.466Raffia, metal, and dyeOverall: 10.8 x 16.8 cm (4 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1991.224Raffia and dyeOverall: 64 x 58.7 cm (25 3/16 x 23 1/8 in.); Mounted: 69.8 x 64.1 cm (27 1/2 x 25 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, probably Democratic Republic of Congo
1921.1521Raffia and dyeOverall: 259 x 121.9 cm (101 15/16 x 48 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, early 20th century
1915.468Raffia, metal, and dyePin: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Width at bottom: 12.1 x 12.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.483Woven raffiaOverall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.66Woven raffiaOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.485Woven raffiaOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.65Woven raffiaOverall: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.484Woven raffiaOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.486Woven raffiaOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Raffia Mat
Austria, 20th century
1930.64Woven raffiaOverall: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Embroidered Raffia Pile Cloth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1991.225Raffia and dyeOverall: 52.3 x 122.5 cm (20 9/16 x 48 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hat
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, Early 20th century
1915.467Raffia and dyePin: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Width at bottom: 11.4 x 15.9 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Raffia Box
Austria, 20th century
1930.69Woven raffia over paperOverall: 5.1 x 12.4 cm (2 x 4 7/8 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Skirt
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1990.1048Raffia, cloth, tukula, dye, and threadOverall: 72.3 x 147.3 cm (28 7/16 x 58 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©