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Yata (Dance Panel)
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Yata (Dance Panel)
19th century - 20th century
Sewn and beaded cloth or hide (?) with thread
9 1/2 in. (24.13 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
75 (164) (Neufeld Collection Number)
164 (Sotheby's Lot Number)
Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts
Yoruba, Nigerian, West African, African
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- Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Trimming, furnishing, adorning, or covering textiles or objects with beads, or creating jewelry by stringing beads.
- Styles and cultures from the region comprising the westernmost area of the African continent, defined by the United Nations as including the modern nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
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Owner Name: Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953
Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
Ownership End Date: 12/20/1996
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
Important Tribal Art
New York, NY, 1989
Figure Number: 164
"African Heritage Document and Research Center."
(Accessed June 11, 2020):
Record No.: 0101228.
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