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Medium: Wood, glass beads, and natural fiber (13)
Medium: Wood, glass beads, and natural fiber (13)
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343CCCC0
Divination Implement
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2010.455CCCC0
Comb (cisakulo)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, or Democratic Republic of Congo, Chokwe-style
1915.453CCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376CCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433CCCC0
Dance Wand for Ṣàngó (osé Ṣàngó)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1974.207©
Mother-and-Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1931.426CCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325CCCC0
Pair of Twin Figures (Ère Ìbejì)
Fakeye School (Nigerian)
1972.332©
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Fakeye School (Nigerian)
1972.332.1©
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Fakeye School (Nigerian)
1972.332.2©
Pair of Twin Figures (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.334©
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.334.1©
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.334.2©
Female Figure (akua'ba)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1974.211©
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.342©
Female Figure
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tabwa, late 19th or early 20th century
1996.266CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Divination Implement
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2010.455Wood, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 11.4 x 3.4 x 4.8 cm (4 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 1 7/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Comb (cisakulo)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, or Democratic Republic of Congo, Chokwe-style
1915.453Wood, glass beads, and natural fibersOverall: 13.3 x 8 x 1.4 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, and natural fiberOverall: 52.1 x 15.6 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433Wood, cloth, resin, organic material, feathers, natural fibers, antelope horn, seashells (including cowrie shells), glass beads, metalized glass, and plant fiberOverall: 42 x 11.8 x 23 cm (16 9/16 x 4 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Dance Wand for Ṣàngó (osé Ṣàngó)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1974.207Wood, glass beads, colorant, and natural fiberOverall: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mother-and-Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1931.426Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, natural fiber, and pigmentOverall: 53.4 x 13.1 x 14.6 cm (21 x 5 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, possibly aluminum, iron alloy, upholstery studs, and natural fibersOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe in memory of Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Pair of Twin Figures (Ère Ìbejì)
Fakeye School (Nigerian)
1972.332Wood, organic material, probably bluing, glass beads, and natural fiberEach: 28 cm (11 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Pair of Twin Figures (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.334Wood, organic material, probably bluing, glass beads, and natural fiberEach: 27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Female Figure (akua'ba)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1974.211Wood, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.342Wood, paint, glass beads, natural fiber, and ironOverall: 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Female Figure
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tabwa, late 19th or early 20th century
1996.266Wood, cloth, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 36.2 x 7.8 x 9 cm (14 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Harry W. LangworthyCCCC0