FMNH 222485.nosub[1]

  • 222485: Wall plaque
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    Description: Wood, beads, seeds, shells wall plaque.
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 22-57 | Provenience: Africa Cameroon | People or Culture: | Object: Wall plaque | Material: Wood frame, beads, seeds, shells | Description: Face plaque made by covering a slightly modeled frame with burlap covering it with beads, seeds, and shells to portray the front of a human head. The face is covered with orange beads with features of black and white beads. Headdress is of seeds each strung with a colored bead. Plaque has cowrie shells sewn around the edge and down the center of the head-dress. Back is covered with course cloth and seeds. | Dimensions: (in cm.) Height 25.5 cm. Width 15 cm. | Collection: Gift of Dr. Gwendolen Carter, collector. April 15, 1974; collected 1950-1973. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 222485 | Field No. | Neg. No. 74 | Acc. 3268 [BACK] [PHOTOGRAPH] Catalogue #222485
Catalog Number: 222485.nosub[1]
Description: wall plaque
Materials: wood, beads, seed, shell
Accession Number: [3268] G. Carter (Gift)
Accession Year: 1974
Collector/Source: Gwendolen Carter, Gwendolen Carter
EMu IRN: 1128556
GUID: 49a60201-897a-405c-8264-f22c27c15304

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