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Object Number: AF3671
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Men
Woman
Height: 25cm
Width: 19cm
Depth: 18cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number25121 - Field No SF

Description

Round wooden dish with hinged lid supported by five figures, only one of which is in native costume (female, in a short skirt and sash). The others are islamized natives in long shirts or smocks, one bearded wears a turban. His face is painted yellow, probably an Arab.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951)View Objects in Exhibition
Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Journal] Crownover, David J. "The Pink People" Vol.: Vol. 2, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 34View Objects cited in this Publication

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