African
Maiden Mask

Maiden Mask

Maiden Mask Artist: UnknownCulture/People: IgboPlace: Nigeria, West AfricaMedia: Wood and pigmentDims: 18.5 x 8.5 v 12.25 in. (46.9 x 21.6 x 31.1 cm).Date: Early 20th C.RTC No: AF0001Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description In the north-central region (Awkwa area) of...

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Gelede Headdress

Gelede Headdress

Headdress Artist: UnkownCulture/People: Yoruba, Nigeria or BeninPlace: West AfricaMedia: WoodDims: 13.75 x 7.5 x 10.5 in. (35 x 19 x 26.7 cm).Date: c. 1920RTC No: AF0005Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description The Gelede, a men’s association honoring the special powers...

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Head

Head

Head Artist:UnkownCulture/People: Yombe or ViliPlace: ZaireMedia: Wood, glass, and pigmentDims: 4.75 x 2.25 x 2.75 in.Date: late 19th C.RTC No: AF0015Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description This very beautiful Yombe head may well have been cut out of a larger figure, or...

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Headdress

Headdress

Headdress Artist: UnknownCulture/People: Ekoi or EjaghamPlace:Southeastern NigeriaMedia: Wood, antelope skin, metal, pigment, bone, and raffiaDims: 26.75 x 16 x 22.5 in. (68 x 57.3 x 40.6 cm)Date: Late 1800sRTC No: AF0004Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionThe Ekoi,...

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Figure

Figure

Baule Figure Artist: UnknownCulture/People: BaulePlace: West AfricaMedia: WoodDims: 16.75 x 3.5 x 4 in. (42.5 x 8.9 x 10.1 cm)Date: Early 20th centuryRTC No: AF0025Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description The Baule, part of the Akan peoples, live today in Ghana and Côte...

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Earrings

Earrings

Gold Earrings Artist: UnknownCulture/People: FulaniPlace: Southern MaliMedia: Gold plateDims: VariedDate: n.d.RTC No: AF0084Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description As a Native American I know the majority of the cultural values within the U.S. The staff at the Coe...

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