- Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Sculptural works or reproductions made by casting. In industrial and building trade contexts, prefer "castings."
- Works that strongly resemble or reproduce the appearance or content of original existing objects. Implies less precise and faithful imitation than does the term "reproductions." When copies are presented with intent to deceive, use "forgeries" or "counterfeits." When more than one similar work is produced by the same maker, use "replicas" or the narrower concept, "versions."
- Articles of jewelry designed to be suspended, such as from a necklace, brooch, or earrings. Examples include Renaissance pendants fastened to the sleeve and articles of devotional, magical, or mourning jewelry concealed under clothing.
- The process of making replicas or copies of art images, art objects, decorative arts, built works, or other valued images or objects, made without intent to deceive.
- Possessions or assets wthat confer prestige or are acquired as a symbol of high social standing or wealth.
- 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
A Celebration of Black History: African Art from the Neufeld and Plass Collections
Bryn Mawr College
, 2/24/1992 - 3/13/1992
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
Frisk & Borodin Appraisers,
Inventory and Appraisement Belonging to the Estate of Margaret Barton Plass, Deceased. 7 March 1990
Bryn Mawr College Special Collections.
Bryn Mawr, PA, 1990
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