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unknown Ugandan
Primary



Bark Cloth Genre Scene

1965-1999
Woven bark of ficus natalensis with embroidery

26 in. x 12 1/4 in. (66.04 cm x 31.12 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.16.30
Geography: Africa, Uganda, Bagonda
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts
Culture/Nationality: Ugandan, East African, African
Collection: Kilbride Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • bark - The external material that covers the woody parts of trees, as distinct and separate from the wood itself.
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
  • genre pictures - Pictorial representations, which may be in various media, having as subject matter scenes or events from everyday life, familiar objects, or ordinary custom or incident that do not belong to any other class of painting such as history, portrait, animal, landscape, marine, fruit and flower, or still life, but which may incidentally exhibit elements of any of those.
  • Ugandan - The style and culture of the central African State, Uganda.
  • wall hangings - Artifacts, often textiles, that are hung on walls, especially for protection, warmth or embellishment.

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  • Owner Name: Gift of Philip Kilbride, Professor of Anthropology
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Acquisition Method: Purchased/Collected
    Ownership Start Date: Last quarter 20th century
    Ownership End Date: 1999


Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • Minister of Culture and Community Development, Uganda Crafts: Kampala (Kampala, Uganda: Ministry of Culture and Community Development, 1965), 16,28. Figure Number: HO16

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The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Minister of Culture and Community Development, Uganda Crafts: Kampala (Kampala, Uganda: Ministry of Culture and Community Development, 1965), 16,28. Figure Number: HO16

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/146105 |title=Bark Cloth Genre Scene |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=8/15/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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