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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Minstrel puppet
Minstrel puppet A minstrel stick puppet. Minstrel shows were a type of entertainment popular from the 1840s to as late as the 1960s that featured performers in blackface. Figure has movable parts connected by pins.
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Blacklight poster
Blacklight poster Felt blacklight posters entitled "Pantheress" and "Panther." "Pantheress" depicts an African American woman holding a rifle and handgun, wearing a necklace containing a closed fist. "Panther" depicts an African American man holding an orange rifle.
3.
Ku Klux Klan whip
Ku Klux Klan whip Ku Klux Klan whip with "KKK" burned into wooden handle. Whip is made of a heavy material belt. Purchased in Starke, Florida.
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Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a basket with a bird on top. Signed "NIKE" on lower right side. Origin Nigeria.
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Straw and leather hat
Straw and leather hat Leather hat with tightly woven straw in black and natural colors. Origin Fulani people [Fula, Fulbe] of Nigeria.
6.
Straw hat with leather detail
Straw hat with leather detail Natural straw hat with leather knob, fringe, and hanging loop. Origin Nigeria.
7.
Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a basket and a man holding a gourd. Signed "NIKE" lower left side. Origin Nigeria.
8.
Straw bag
Straw bag Circular multicolored raffia bag with closure and long strap. Origin Nigeria.
9.
Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle carved from a tree trunk. Origin Nigeria.
10.
Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle and bark at head. Blade has incised design on one side. Origin Nigeria.
11.
Knife
Knife Knife with carved wooden handle. Origin Nigeria.
12.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Carved wooden mask with elongated face and wood burned holes in many areas. Origin Nigeria.
13.
Blanket
Blanket Cotton multicolored blanket with fringe. Origin Nigeria.
14.
Blanket
Blanket Goat hair blanket with repeated design sewn together in six strips with tassels at the end of each seam. Origin Hausa people of Nigeria.
15.
Doll
Doll Doll made with cloth, beads, wire, metal, and leather. Origin Ndebele people of South Africa.
16.
Zither
Zither Unstrung zither made by the Nyamwezi (Wanyamwezi) people of Tanzania.
17.
Grass basket
Grass basket Basket made from natural grasses with wide stitching.
18.
Hand bag
Hand bag Brown leather and straw shoulder bag.
19.
Belt
Belt Multicolor beaded leather belt.
20.
Hand bag
Hand bag Two-toned string bag with strap.