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Date
1971-1982 (43)

Subject
Jewelry -- Africa, We... (9)
Toys -- Africa, West (3)
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Holcombe, Zena L (3)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Female bronze statue
Female bronze statue Bronze statue of a female holding a child. The woman has markings on her skirt and is carrying a basket on her head. Origin Liberia.
2.
Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle with five star points containing metal balls that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
3.
Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle decorated with six balls, each marked with a cross. The balls contain metal pieces that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
4.
Elephant tail bracelet
Elephant tail bracelet Bracelet made of elephant tail. Origin West Africa.
5.
Raffia bracelet
Raffia bracelet Bracelet made of brown and black raffia. Origin West Africa.
6.
Cocoa bean necklace
Cocoa bean necklace Necklace or toy made with cocoa beans. Origin West Africa.
7.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with gray seeds. Origin West Africa.
8.
Seed necklace with pendant
Seed necklace with pendant Necklace made with brown and gray seeds, a brown tube, and a pendant. Origin West Africa.
9.
Clay bead necklace
Clay bead necklace Necklace made with two tones of brown clay beads. Origin West Africa.
10.
Rice and seed bead necklace
Rice and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown and black rice seeds and beige seed beads. Origin West Africa.
11.
Clay and seed bead necklace
Clay and seed bead necklace Necklace made with brown clay beads and orange seed beads. Origin West Africa.
12.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with brown seeds. Origin West Africa.
13.
Clay cups
Clay cups Two glazed brown clay cups, one with a spout. Origin Gambia.
14.
Framed masks
Framed masks Two wooden masks, framed and mounted on red velvet. Origin West Africa, most likely Liberia or Cote d'Ivoire.
15.
Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has black beads for earrings and contains wood burning decorations on the base. Origin West Africa.
16.
Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. It has yellow beads for earrings. Origin West Africa.
17.
Children's doll
Children's doll A children's doll made with two pieces of wood that depict a mother and child wearing raffia skirts. Origin West Africa.
18.
Doll
Doll Raffia doll in a ceremonial Sierra Leonian costume, holding the country's flag in one hand and a stick in the other. There is a round mirror on the front and back of the mask.
19.
Doll
Doll Stilt doll from the Gio, or Dan, people of West Africa. The doll's belt and headband contain cowrie shells, and its skirt is made of raffia. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Doll
Doll Female doll representing a market woman wearing a turquoise gele (headtie), green necklace, and print dress. Made by L. Zena Holcombe in Monrovia, Liberia.