Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
1. Stone sculpture Black smooth stone sculpture with an open spiral design depicting the heads of a mother and child. Origin Africa. 2. Stone sculpture Black smooth stone sculpture of a woman holding a female child. 3. Stone sculpture Black smooth stone sculpture of a woman holding a female child. 4. Child with Mother Watercolor print entitled "Child with Mother" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 39/250 5. 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. 6. 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. 7. 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. 8. 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. 9. Siva statue From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; Siva with four arms, a serpent around his neck and legs, standing on a child in front of a circle with flames. 10. First Step Watercolor print entitled "First Step" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 15/250. 11. Pyrography art Pyrographic image of a woman carrying a basket of fruit and a child. Reads "Mama Salone," an affectionate term sometimes used in place of "Sierra Leone." Origin Freetown. 12. Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a jar on her head and child on her back. 13. Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna crawling as a child; face and head piece highly stylized. 14. Bark picture Bark picture with wood backing; tall woman with child carrying a basket on her head, man with a spear, and two huts; origin Uganda. 15. Oil painting Framed oil painting depicting a village scene with three grass-covered dwellings, three seated women, and one woman with a child on her back, several trees; signed "Kioswa" bottom right; origin unknown. 16. Copper engraving This is an original hand-colored copper engraving from Cook's Voyages, c. 1785. Depicts a Tasmanian woman carrying a child; caption reads "Woman of Cape Dieman, in the Southern Extremity of New Holland. Vol. 1, to face Page 240." 17. Pastels Three untitled pastel prints by South African artist "Sipho." One print depicts women doing domestic work and the other two depict a woman holding a child. 18. Wrist shackles Set of iron wrist shackles with two D-shaped cuffs, one containing a pin lock and the other with overlapping links. Relatively small cuffs indicate that they may have been designed for a child. 19. Slave-made chair A slave child's chair. The chair is made with mortise and tenon joints reinforced with square nails. The seat is of animal skin. Origin unknown. 20.
available Metal cross
Processional cross designed to be worn on a staff. One side depicts a figure holding a Bible, and the other depicts the the Virgin and Child. Origin Ethiopia.