- The conversion of outmoded or unused things, often things having historic value, to new uses or application in new contexts. Examples include reuse of buildings, objects, software, etc.
- Recovery and reuse of materials and energy from waste.
- Shoes consisting essentially of a sole fastened to the foot by straps, strips, or cords.
- Material objects contrived for amusement rather than for practical use by children or pets, or intended as collectibles by adults. Toys are generally miniature versions of real beings or objects that lend themselves to imaginative or imitative play. Toys may also be items for use in games. Among the earliest toys were dolls and balls.
- Refers broadly to devices or contrivances by which people, animals, or objects are conveyed or carried.
- 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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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
On Selecting: Profiles of Alumnae Donors to the African Art & Artifacts Collection
, 1/25/2017 - 9/2/2017
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The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
"Recycled Re-Seen: Folk Art from the Global Scrap Heap."
29, no. 4
A Toymaker in Liberia (Saarenald T.S. Yaawaisan)
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