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Dates:
1985-1994
bulk 1985-1989
Level:
subseries
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.022
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This subseries contains Zorn's field research during her time in Sakaka, an area in the northern Potosi region of Bolivia. The material includes field notebooks as well as archivial work conducted at the National Archives of Bolivia. Much of this field research went towards her Ph.D. dissertation completed in 1997 entitled "Marketing Diversity: Glo...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Level:
item
Size:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 13 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.13: Photo File 13 (3 vols.) "Miscellaneous, Shah's Museum and related objects," Subseries 4.13.3: Vol. 3, Image No. 23 (Negative Number: 5005): Qazwīnī Manuscript, 14th c., Jīnni attacking man. Sarre Collection."

- Additional information from Julie Badiee's dissertation reads, "The Sarre Qazwīnī. This copy of the cosmography is presently divided between the Freer Gallery of Art and the New York Public Library. The manuscript lacks a colophon, and its miniatures, which are executed in a fine though hybrid style, have been the subject of considerable scholarl...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elderhood is symbolized by the flywhisk, club and snuff container. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elderhood is symbolized by the flywhisk, club and snuff container. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elderhood is symbolized by the flywhisk, club and snuff container. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elderhood is symbolized by the flywhisk, club and snuff container. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm necklaces and small bells." [Klumpp, D., 1987: Maasai Art and Soci...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm necklaces and small bells." [Klumpp, D., 1987: Maasai Art and Soci...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elders wear very few ornaments and these are usually of styles belonging to their own warrior set and are thus out of date. Elderhood is symbolized by the flywhisk, club and snuff container. Elders who dress traditionally wear blankets with our without shukas, double or single ear fobs, often one kind in each ear, wrapped bangles, neckrings, charm...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A warrior (olmurrani) is the embodiment of beauty for the Maasai (Masai). Important ornaments of warriorhood are the blue belt, sword belt, fringe belt, ilmintoni (double ear fobs) or esakankar (single ear fobs) and the enkila narok (cape). Depending on the style of an age set other ornaments may also be important for the warriors. among Ilkipali,...