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Medium: Wood and cotton (12)
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pre-Bembe, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.10CCCC0
Leopard Caryatid Stool
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun kingdom, Bamileke, possibly 19th century
2006.138CCCC0
Ifá diviner's necklace (òdìgbà Ifá)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8©
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2016.10©
Elephant Mask
Africa, Equatorial Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamileke
1985.1082©
Snuff Container
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni, 19th or 20th century
2010.201CCCC0
Crown
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.22©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Angola/Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chokwe, 20th century
1978.27©
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39©
Hat
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bamileke, 20th century
2007.181©
Scepter
Ovimbundu people, Angola, Central Africa, Africa, late 19th or early 20th century
2015.155CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pre-Bembe, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.10Wood and cottonOverall: 48.6 x 15.6 x 17.2 cm (19 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Leopard Caryatid Stool
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun kingdom, Bamileke, possibly 19th century
2006.138Wood, cotton, plant fiber, glass beads, and indigoOverall: 51 x 38 x 43 cm (20 1/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Ifá diviner's necklace (òdìgbà Ifá)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23Cloth, glass beads, cardboard, cotton, probably wool, and woodOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Bag: 21.5 x 19.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8Wood, raffia, paint, and cottonOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2016.10Wood, pigment, plant fiber, and cottonOverall: 16.9 x 11 x 6 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Gift of Kim Sherwin©
Elephant Mask
Africa, Equatorial Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamileke
1985.1082Cotton, burlap, glass beads, twine, leather, and woodOverall: 139.7 x 50.8 x 19.1 cm (55 x 20 x 7 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Snuff Container
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni, 19th or 20th century
2010.201Wood, glass beads, shell, and cottonOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Crown
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.22Cloth (probably cotton and wool), glass beads, reeds, cardboard, wood, plant fiber, cotton, and quillsDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 105.9 cm (41 11/16 in.); Cone: 35.1 cm (13 13/16 in.); Fringe: 55.3 cm (21 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Angola/Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chokwe, 20th century
1978.27Wood, reeds, plant fiber, burlap, natural fiber (possibly cotton), and colorantOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Untitled
Lenore Tawney (American, 1907-2007)
1975.39Linen, cotton, metal, wood; warp-faced plain weave with appliquéd blue jean fragments and buttonsOverall: 200.2 x 66.3 cm (78 13/16 x 26 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts Club©
Hat
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bamileke, 20th century
2007.181African gray parrot feathers, wood, plant fiber, probably cotton, string, and colorantDiameter: 90 cm (35 7/16 in.)Sundry Purchase Fund©
Scepter
Ovimbundu people, Angola, Central Africa, Africa, late 19th or early 20th century
2015.155Wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, iron alloy, and cottonOverall: 57.5 x 4.5 x 5.5 cm (22 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Anita J. GlazeCCCC0