Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
141. Wooden bow Smooth wooden bow with string; origin Central Africa. 142. Wooden bow Wooden bow with string; bow in natural state; origin Central Africa. 143. Wooden boar carving Brown wooden boar, origin Uganda. 144. Wooden boar carving Black wooden boar, tail pointed upward and head turned as if ready to charge, origin Uganda. 145. Wooden blocks Two blocks of wood that are painted white on top and widest side. They are documented as having come from Harriet Beecher Stowe's house. 146. Wooden antelope carving Black wooden antelope; origin Uganda. 147. Wood elephant carving Wood carving of an elephant with two circles for eyes; top and ear flattened; three long feet intertwined around carving. 148. Wood carving Wooden carving depicting the head of an antelope. Origin Liberia. 149. Wood and metal mask Wooden and metal mask from the Marka people used in circumcision rituals. Origin Mali. 150. Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket with one wrapped piece for carrying or hanging; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). 151. Winnowing basket Winnowing basket; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). 152. Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket; tightly woven, wrapped loop attached to rim and below rim is one solid piece of bamboo for stability; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). 153. Whistle Whistle made of wood with a metal ring on one end and wax or gum stuck to the outside of the wood; appears to be in the shape of an animal on one end. 154. Whip Leather whip, open on one end with split pieces of leather. Origin unknown. 155.
available Welcome Back, Kotter lunchbox Metal lunchbox and thermos depicting scenes from the television show "Welcome Back, Kotter" which aired on ABC from 1975 to 1979. 156. Weaver nest Nest of a weaver bird; origin Liberia. 157. Weaver nest Nest of a weaver bird; origin Liberia. 158. Weaver nest Nest of a weaver bird; origin Liberia. 159. Waterfall Watercolor print entitled "Waterfall" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 16/250. 160. Watercolor painting
Framed watercolor of two men fishing; one fish has been caught, another swimming, animal in forefront, illegible signature on bottom; origin unknown.