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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba women at work on all-plush panel typical of contemporary work. They are brushing the raffia pile with the edge of the knife, which they also use to cut the pile stitches. "After the dyeing, the cloth is ready to be embroidered. Most Kuba embroidery combines on one cloth two types of decoration: stem-stitching and cut-pil...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba woman at work on all-plush panel typical of contemporary work. She is brushing the raffia pile with the edge of the knife, which she also uses to cut the pile stitches. "After the dyeing, the cloth is ready to be embroidered. Most Kuba embroidery combines on one cloth two types of decoration: stem-stitching and cut-pile ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba woman at work on all-plush panel typical of contemporary work. She is brushing the raffia pile with the edge of the knife, which she also uses to cut the pile stitches. "After the dyeing, the cloth is ready to be embroidered. Most Kuba embroidery combines on one cloth two types of decoration: stem-stitching and cut-pile ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba woman at work on all-plush panel typical of contemporary work. She is brushing the raffia pile with the edge of the knife, which she also uses to cut the pile stitches. "After the dyeing, the cloth is ready to be embroidered. Most Kuba embroidery combines on one cloth two types of decoration: stem-stitching and cut-pile ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Kuba woman at work on all-plush panel typical of contemporary work. She is brushing the raffia pile with the edge of the knife, which she also uses to cut the pile stitches. "After the dyeing, the cloth is ready to be embroidered. Most Kuba embroidery combines on one cloth two types of decoration: stem-stitching and cut-pile ...

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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

"Heavy garments of quilted cotton cloth stuffed with capok were widely used as armour for horse and man in central and eastern Sudanic Africa. In the Sokoto caliphate of northern Nigeria, heavily armed horsemen in quilted armour were known as Yan Lifida. They often acted as the bodyguards of an Emir on the field. The various components which formed...

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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

"Heavy garments of quilted cotton cloth stuffed with capok were widely used as armour for horse and man in central and eastern Sudanic Africa. In the Sokoto caliphate of northern Nigeria, heavily armed horsemen in quilted armour were known as Yan Lifida. They often acted as the bodyguards of an Emir on the field. The various components which formed...

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Creators:
Masferré, E. (Eduardo), 1909-1995
Dates:
circa 1934-1956
Size:
152 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Eduardo Masfere documenting the lives and culture of the Igorot (mountain) people, mainly Bontok and Kalinga. There are also a few photographs that relate to the Gaddang, Ifugao, and Kankanai. Many of the photographs are portraits, though others show pipes and tobacco use, basketry and weaving, ceremonies, and agriculture.

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1973
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,"SL 14-19, Yoruba - Ikenne, 10/29/73, Egungun - on Market St."

Publication title reads, "Top: [Fig.] 11. Idomole Egungun on the main street of Ikenne, 1973."

"Egungun ancestral masquerades in the Remo town of Ikenne perform the essential function of regulating the relations between the world of the living and the world of the dead. As representatives of the ancestors residing in the spirit world, Egungun masquerades at Ikenne make their appearance in two major contexts: the funeral and the annual Egungu...

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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 R3-16, Ikenne, 6/8/75 Sun., Egungun on Awolowo Rd. and near his home. Market day."

Publication title reads, "[Fig.] 3. Alubata Egungun in the salute position. The inset front panel includes squares of tartan plaid fabric. Ikenne, 1973."

"Egungun ancestral masquerades in the Remo town of Ikenne perform the essential function of regulating the relations between the world of the living and the world of the dead. As representatives of the ancestors residing in the spirit world, Egungun masquerades at Ikenne make their appearance in two major contexts: the funeral and the annual Egungu...

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