- Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Small objects worn as protecting charms, as to ward off evil, harm, or illness, or to bring good fortune. For objects specifically cut with astrological or magical symbols, intended to protect the bearer, but not necessarily worn, use "talismans." Small objects believed to posess magic powers and worn as a good-luck charm or as jewelry.
- Visual works comprising designs, patterns, or other arrangements of beads, typically stringed or attached to textile supports.
- The hard-shelled fruits of any of various plants of the Cucurbitaceae family.
- Styles and cultures of the African peoples living in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania.
- Style and culture of the people of the Sudan.
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Owner Name: Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953
Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
Ownership End Date: 7/18/1991
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
"African Heritage Document and Research Center."
(Accessed June 11, 2020):
Record No.: 0180584.
"Cowan's: A Hindman Company."
(Accessed October 29, 2020):
Figure Number: Lot 73 on December 13, 2018.
Related Bibliography List
The following Related Bibliography exist for this object: