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Late 20th Century (11)
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Textile Fabrics -- Afr... (2)
Women in Art (2)
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Davies, Nike Olaniyi (2)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a basket and a man holding a gourd. Signed "NIKE" lower left side. Origin Nigeria.
2.
Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a basket with a bird on top. Signed "NIKE" on lower right side. Origin Nigeria.
3.
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.
4.
Wooden mask
Wooden mask Carved wooden mask with elongated face and wood burned holes in many areas. Origin Nigeria.
5.
Straw hat with leather detail
Straw hat with leather detail Natural straw hat with leather knob, fringe, and hanging loop. Origin Nigeria.
6.
Straw bag
Straw bag Circular multicolored raffia bag with closure and long strap. Origin Nigeria.
7.
Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle carved from a tree trunk. Origin Nigeria.
8.
Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle and bark at head. Blade has incised design on one side. Origin Nigeria.
9.
Knife
Knife Knife with carved wooden handle. Origin Nigeria.
10.
Currency
Currency Metal coil currency. Origin Igbo people of Nigeria.
11.
Marimba
Marimba Marimba made of wood and gourds, which act as resonators, tied together with twine and animal hide. Origin Nigeria.
12.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised geometric decoration. Origin Cross River region of western Africa.
13.
Plaque
Plaque Plaque in high relief depicting two warrior-like figures carrying weapons. Origin Nigeria or Benin.
14.
Blanket
Blanket Cotton multicolored blanket with fringe. Origin Nigeria.
15.
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.