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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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101.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with carved headpiece, closed eyes, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
102.
Ivory ornamental face mask
Ivory ornamental face mask Ornamental face mask with open eyes, carved hair, and a string through the holes at top; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
103.
Straw fan
Straw fan Purple woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
104.
Pastels
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.
105.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
106.
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.
107.
Elephant tail bracelet
Elephant tail bracelet Bracelet made of elephant tail. Origin West Africa.
108.
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.
109.
Seed necklace
Seed necklace Necklace made with gray seeds. Origin West Africa.
110.
Seed necklace with pendant
Seed necklace with pendant Necklace made with brown and gray seeds, a brown tube, and a pendant. Origin West Africa.
111.
Doll
Doll Female doll wearing a white dress and yellow sash with the beaded letters "UOMO" and a heart on it. She is decorated with many charms, including coins, beads, and cowrie shells. Two of the coins have inscribed on them "Republic of West Africa." Origin Gambia.
112.
Bogolan
Bogolan 15 strips of Bogolan (also Bogolon or Bogolanfini) cloth in various lenghts and widths, cream in color and without design.
113.
Musical instrument
Musical instrument Orange gourd with seeds inside. Beads strung on a cord decorate the exterior. Origin West Africa.
114.
Straw fan
Straw fan Woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
115.
Straw fan
Straw fan Woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
116.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
117.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
118.
Carved elephant
Carved elephant Carved wooden elephant with ivory tusks. Origin Togo.
119.
Straw fan
Straw fan Yellow, purple, and green woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
120.
Raffia bracelet
Raffia bracelet Bracelet made of brown and black raffia. Origin West Africa.