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A painted wooden coffin in the shape of a fish. The fish is painted pink with red stripes near its top, and the fins are painted yellow, with crimson areas where the fins join with the fish's body.
Coffin in the Form of a Fish
Artist: Workshop of Ernest Anang Kwei
2001.17
Slik wrapper with boarder at the top and bottom. The wrapper has a repeating pattern of red, yellow, and green.
Wrapper
Culture: Asante
2003.162
The hat is composed of many multicolored fibers, particularly red, green, blue, cream, and orange in a knotted fringe decoration. The top of the hat has a pattern of tight concentric circles.
Prestige Hat
Origin: Cameroon Grasslands
2004.27
A pair of sandals with a wood block covered in thin silver. There is a prong at the front of each sandal that would go in-between the big toe and the rest of the toes.
Pair of Sandals
Origin: Somalia
2005.103
A toered comb with nine prongs that is decorated with wire appliqué and beads.
Comb
Origin: Somalia
2005.105
A carved human figure, standing with its arms at its sides. The figure has broad shoulders, prominent breasts, a very narrow torso, and wide hips with stocky, short legs.
Female Figure for Komtin Society
Culture: Montol
2005.13
A golden necklace with a chain of beads and an elaborate pendant container at the center. This center would hold a passage from the Koran.
Necklace with Amulet Case
Origin: Somalia
2005.131
Necklace with large stone beads and an elaborate silver pendant. The silver pendant has three inlaid stones, and several round silver bells attached by connected rings.
Necklace
Origin: Somalia
2005.155
An iron form including a straight bar with two symmetrical coil shapes on either end of the bar.
Bar Currency
Culture: Matakam
2005.220
A hoe with a thick, flat spade with a semi-circular edge. The hoe has a short handle that ends with two spirals coiling in opposite directions.
Hoe Currency
Culture: Chamba
2005.223