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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Raffia fiber in plain weave forms the basic material of the cloth. The yarn for this foundation is obtained from the leaves of the palm Raphia vinifera. Young boys strip the fibrous leaves and split them by hand or with a raffia-rib comb. Women participate in the preparation of fiber for embroidery, splitting and smoothing fibers with snail shells...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Raffia fiber in plain weave forms the basic material of the cloth. The yarn for this foundation is obtained from the leaves of the palm Raphia vinifera. Young boys strip the fibrous leaves and split them by hand or with a raffia-rib comb. Women participate in the preparation of fiber for embroidery, splitting and smoothing fibers with snail shells...

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg while conducting research among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria in 1970-1971, 1973, and 1975. At the time Dr. Houlberg was on a Kress Foundation Research grant and on a Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research grant.

Original title reads,"75 R4-3, Ilishan, 6/9/75 Mon., Egungun which came as Ife-olu Solaru was doing hair - Note V sign. He was singing Syncro-System, man who died was senior member of her conp. [compound], Dave Card."

Publication title reads, "[Fig.] 19. Onidan Egungun masquerader and his players. Ilishan, 1973."

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Dates:
1998
Level:
file
Size:
1 drawings (visual works) (Medium: pen)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SPAN
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Four women demonstrating textile crafts under tent. Festival Program: Baltic Nations: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Signed: yes

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 96-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Larsen, Jack Lenor
Dates:
1941-2003
Size:
3.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.larsjack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jack Lenor Larsen papers measure 3.7 linear feet and date from 1941-2003. Larsen was a renowned weaver and designer, entrepreneur, and a scholar who wrote and lectured on modernist design. His career in the New York design world is documented by biographical materials, correspondence, writings by and about him, various printed materials and photographs.

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Creators:
Strengell, Marianne, 1909-1998
Dates:
1904-1980s
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stremari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of weaver, fiber artist and educator Marianne Strengell date from 1904 to the 1980s and measure 1.5 linear feet. The scattered papers focus on Strengell's career as an artist and include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, six scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and artwork.

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Creators:
Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991
Dates:
1941-1992
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.zeisclai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of fiber artist Claire Zeisler measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1941 to 1992. Zeisler's career is documented through project files, printed materials, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of twenty-two scrapbooks containing resumes and chronologies; an honorary degree; business correspondence with libraries, museums, and other institutions concerning exhibitions of Zeisler's work and the loan of her personal art collection; exhibition lists and condition reports; loan records; printed materials for exhibitons; and scattered sketches and hanging instructions. Project files contain documents relating to titled weavings and general works, and may include fabric samples, hanging instructions, plans, and material costs. Also found are three exhibition catalogs.

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Creators:
Boudreau, Eugene H.
Dates:
circa 1959-1988
Size:
485 prints (circa 485 mounted and unmounted color prints)
77 prints (silver gelatin (including some copies of color prints))
600 color negatives (circa, acetate (including 35 mm))
64 negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
250 color slides (circa)
7 copy negatives (7 copy negatives (including one color negative))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-47
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Eugene H. Boudreau depicting Tarahumara Indians, ceremonies (including Easter observances), villages, and craftspeople. The collection documents activities including weaving and textiles, brickmaking, pottery making, basketmaking, hatmaking, and food preparation. There are also images of a mercury mine, an archeological excavati...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Appliqué workers are Fon men and boys living in the city of Abomey who belong to a family guild that transmits patterns for design from one generation to the next. Bright colored designs depicting animals, objects and humans are cut of plain weave cotton and sewn to a cotton fabric background. They depict particular kings, chiefs and warriors and ...

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