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Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (35 x 59 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7414
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In the center of the print is the round mystic symbol for shou, which means long life. In each of the four corners is a bat, a symbol of longevity along with prosperity and happiness. In the borders are plum blossoms and bamboo leaves, both of which represent longevity, strength, and endurance. A fifth bat appears in the border and five bats repres...

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Creators:
Lefferts, H. Leedom, Jr.
Dates:
undated
Size:
116 Pages
43 Photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7381
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes sheets with catalog data (name of fabricator, location, identification of pice, date of purchase, cost, collector, and notes) together with photographs of the fabricator with some of their products. There is also a report of the work, an essay on Notheast Thai Textiles, and a map with a key to locations. There are also photographs of the B...

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Creators:
Dredge, Paul
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Volume
50 Leaves
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7364
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Perhaps personal memorabilia of the early twentieth century. Includes calligraphic works and sagunja (four gracious plants [plum, orchid, chrysanthemum, and bamboo]) theme brush paintings. Some have the artist's imprint--Ilsong. Inscribed in pencil on the last page facing back cover, in Japanese: Bun no lbu (literary section), referring to the part...

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Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Sheets (15 to 17 x 25 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7421
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The following are descriptions of the pictures that are copied from an accompanying sheet: harvesting rice--the cycles in the farmers' hands are made of iron and palm wood; carrying sheaves of rice to be thrashed; threshing rice--the flail used is made of palm wood and bamboo; sweeping the rice grain together in order to have it sifted; sifting the...

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Creators:
Harrison, Mike, 1886-1983
Kheria, Sigrid
Williams, John
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (cassette sound recording 32 min.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7095
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: 1) Mike Harrison playing the bamboo flute (2) John Williams, song of medicine man Mike Nelson (3) Harrison, song for mountain spirit dance (4) Williams, song of Jim Mucket for cloud (5) Harrison, song of medicine man Job Urki (6) Harrison, snake song (7) Williams, song of Mike Nelson (with drum) (8) Williams, song of medicine man Tom Jone...

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Creators:
Reisler, Lillian
Dates:
circa 1950-1953, 1985
Size:
11 Prints (color polaroid)
2 hand-colored Christmas cards
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Postcard (color halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Lillian Reisler in Korea circa 1950-1953. They depict Korean artifacts, including images of clothing, pipes, a hat, a purse, and a bamboo pillow, as well as a group of fortune tellers, a woman smoking a pipe, and a street scene with women bearing loads on their heads. The collection also includes a commercial postcard depicitn...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Baskets
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Baskets forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Kānrotfai hǣng Prathēt Thai
Dates:
1967
Size:
8 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Copy negative
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4960
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by a staff photographer for the State Railway of Thailand near the king's mountain palace at Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand, March 30 - early April 1967. Photos document Miao people in their villages, including a man playing a kaeng (a bamboo wind instrument used to communicate with spirits). Additionally, there is one image of ...

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Creators:
Simon, Michael, 1947-
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2005 September 27-28
Size:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.simon05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Michael Simon conducted 2005 September 27-28, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Colbert, Georgia.

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Creators:
Holaday, Duncan
Institute for Intercultural Studies
Chin, Woon Ping
Dates:
May 1978
Size:
1 Film reel (22 minutes, color sound negative; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a ngaben a Balinese Hindu cremation ceremony in the village of Penyaringan, Bali, May, 1978, documents one of the most elaborate rites of passage performed by Balinese householders whereby the dead, through cremation, are transformed into purified spirits whose assistance can be enlisted in human affairs. Documentation includes: ngenteni...

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