Kohl Container

2008.22.0012

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Artifact Identification Kohl Container   (2008.22.0012)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Personal Artifacts : Toilet Articles : Beauty Supplies
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Niger, Niamey
Period/Date 1980s
Culture Wodaabe, Bororo, Boadaado

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 24.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.2 cm
Weight 17 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment, Plastic, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Beaded, Couching, Cutting, Drilling, Inserting, Joining, Sewing, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Compare to 28 in Van Offelen, Marion and Carol Beckwith. Nomads of Niger. William Collins Sons & Co.: London, 1983.

Bibliography

Bovin, Mette. Nomads Who Cultivate Beauty: Wodaabe dances and visual arts in Niger. Nordiska Afrikainstitutet: Uppsala, 2001. Seligman, Thomas and Kristyne Loughran, eds. Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara nomads in a modern world. UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History: Los Angeles, 2006. Van Offelen, Marion and Carol Beckwith. Nomads of Niger. William Collins Sons & Co.: London, 1983.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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