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Sotho-Tswana artist

Seated figure, 19th century

  • Wood
  • Botswana, South Africa
  • overall H: 12 5/8 in (overall H: 32.1 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1906
  • E8575
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African artist

Necklace, 19th century

  • Glass, leather
  • Zululand (historic), Africa
  • dia.: 15 in (dia.: 38.1 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1906
  • E8607
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Madagascar artist

Dish, about 1800

  • Wood
  • Madagascar
  • H: 4 1/4 in, W: 31 1/2 in, D: 8 1/2 in (H: 10.8 cm, W: 80.0 cm, D: 21.6 cm)
  • Gift of William B. Bates, 1833
  • E8678
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Ashanti artist

Stool, early 19th century

  • Wood
  • Ghana, Africa
  • H: 11 in (H: 27.9 cm)
  • E8681
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Ashanti artist

Stool, early 19th century

  • Wood
  • Ghana, Africa
  • H: 11 1/2 in, W: 18 in, D: 8 1/2 in (H: 29.2 cm, W: 45.7 cm, D: 21.6 cm)
  • Donor unknown, 1826
  • E8682
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African artist

Knife, 19th century

  • Metal, wood, copper alloy
  • Upper Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
  • L: 19 1/4 in, W: 4 1/4 in
  • Gift of William C. Endicott, 1906
  • E9135
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Malinke artist

Quiver and arrows, before 1821

  • Leather
  • Malinke, West Africa
  • L: 20 in, W: 18 in, D: 2 1/2 in (L: 50.8 cm, W: 45.7 cm, D: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Francis Stevens, ca. 1800
  • E9966
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Zanzibar artist

Hatchet, before 1829

  • Ivory, iron, copper
  • Zanzibar, Africa
  • L: 13 in, W: 10 in, D: 1 1/4 in (L: 33.0 cm, W: 25.4 cm, D: 3.2 cm)
  • Gift of Captain H. Leavitt, 1829
  • E9981
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American manufacturer

Colt, about 1890

  • Leather, rope, lead
  • United States
  • L: 8 1/2 in, W: 1 1/4 in, D: 1 1/8 in (L: 21.6 cm, W: 3.2 cm, D: 2.9 cm)
  • FIC2013.429.1
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Mi'kmaq (Micmac) artist

Box, before 1944

  • Wood, birchbark, quill, spruce root
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • L: 10 3/8 in, W: 8 1/2 in, D: 7 5/8 in (L: 26.4 cm, W: 21.6 cm, D: 19.4 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1944, 1944
  • E24742
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