North Africa

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151 1990.21.91 Bracelet Individual wire designs soldered onto a flat band to create a pattern consisting of circular, zig-zag, and braid designs. The closure consists of a pin that fits into the closure openings creating a hinged effect. a. Bracelet. b. Closure pin. 1990.21.91 (Bracelet) image
152 1990.21.92 Bracelet Fifty-one individual beads made of copper with some silver content. Threaded on string. 1990.21.92 (Bracelet) image
153 1990.21.93 Bracelet Single copper wire bent into & shape. Wire ends are bent backwards onto themselves. 1990.21.93 (Bracelet) image
154 1990.21.94 Bracelet From simulated elephant hair. 3 designs are created from wrapped and knotted hair attached to the band. 1990.21.94 (Bracelet) image
155 1990.21.95 Ring Simulated elephant hair ring with designs that are made of wrapped and knotted hair attached to the band. 1990.21.95 (Ring) image
156 1990.21.96 Ring Silver band with scored square soldered onto it. 1990.21.96 (Ring) image
157 1990.21.97 Earring Cross shape earrings with a rectangular piece of metal attached to the bottom. The piece support 7 protrusions. 1990.21.97 (Earring) image
158 1990.21.98 Pendant Pendant meant to be worn on a necklace. Concentric circles with braided design separating each circle. Within each layer are different variations of circles. The pendant is attached with a triangular and trapezoid soldered together with a ring at the top. 1990.21.98 (Pendant) image
159 1990.21.99 Pendant Pendant meant to be worn on a necklace. Concentric circles with braided design separating each circle. Within each layer are different variations of circles. The pendant is attached with a triangular and trapezoid soldered together with a ring at the top. 1990.21.99 (Pendant) image
160 1990.42.1 Pendant Stones inlaid in silver backing. Also has small bells hanging from the bottom and an open triangular center. Color: BL,RD,SL
161 1994.33.0028 Sculpture Carved male, with loin cloth. Metal teeth, exaggerated genitalia. The loin cloth is attached by use of nail. 1994.33.0028 (Sculpture) image
162 1994.33.0029 Sculpture Carved female statue with loin cloth and braids. The loin cloth is attached to the figure by use of a nail. 1994.33.0029 (Sculpture) image
163 1995.38.0001 Sculpture Tall, narrow; carved from one piece of wood. 11 small children grasping an adult. All have similar body features. Adult is largest figure. Children are wearing a garment wrap around the lower half of their bodies. 1995.38.0001 (Sculpture) image
164 1999.6.1 Knife and sheath A decorated silver knife (a) and sheath (b). The knife has no sharp cutting edge. The designs described below are the same on both sides. The hilt of the knife and the sheath are decorated with an ornate scrolling pattern. The pattern is accentuated with raised silver beads and red stones, 3 on each side on hilt and 4 on each side of sheath. The handguard displays the same pattern and is curved. The top curves upward and the bottom downward. In the center of the blade continues a similar scrolling pattern about 6 3/4" in length. The top of the hilt features an elongated red stone, 3/4" in length.
165 2000.15.0001 Boot a. and b. Pair of mid-shin high boots. Soles of leather, wool uppers with toe, heel, and edge trim of red leather. Interior wool undyed, exterior is multi-colored rows and geometric patterns. Back upper is one piece forming the the sides and back and featuring mid-lateral interbedded horizontal chevrons which alternate in color. These chevrons meet in the center of the back upper to form stylized diamonds. Above and below the chevrons are horizontal rows of alternating color giving way to a blue field highlighted by a white interlocking geometric pattern. Front upper depicts a truncated diamond pattern which encloses other stylized designs. Tounge is primarily simple horizontal rows of alternating color, periodicaly interspersed with zigzags and other geometric devices. The anterior portion of tounge exterior is undyed. The tounge edges are finished with yellow yarn. Laces twisted from two yarns, one green the other red. Laces are attached to front, and back uppers as well as through the tounge. Color: RD,BL,WH,GR,GD
166 2000.15.4.1 Brooch Hand worked silver forming a double layered triangle with a single raised floral element at its center. Anterior is a spike extending ~2.5" with a "C" shaped movable closure at its base. Posterior is an open link. The piece is decorated by a hand-hammered pocking throughout the main triangle. It has three open-work flowers with raised bead centers in each corner of the triangle which surround the central ornament. An etched triangle encloses the centerpiece and connects to each of the surrounding floral elements. There is etching, linear and zig-zag, on the spike and link. 2000.15.4.1 (Brooch) image
167 2000.15.4.2 Brooch Hand worked silver forming a double layered triangle with a single raised floral element at its center. Anterior is a spike extending ~2.5" with a "C" shaped movable closure at its base. Posterior is an open link. The piece is decorated by a hand-hammered pocking throughout the main triangle. It has three open-work flowers with raised bead centers in each corner of the triangle which surround the central ornament. An etched triangle encloses the centerpiece and connects to each of the surrounding floral elements. There is etching, linear and zig-zag, on the spike and link. 2000.15.4.2 (Brooch) image
168 2010.17.0107 Bottle, toilet Egyptian perfume bottle and applicator, glass painted purple with gold leaf trim and frosted glass, applicator is small, lightweight and fragile. 2010.17.0107 (Bottle, toilet) image
169 2010.17.103 Pendant highly stylized and intricately etched 'cross' shaped pendant with opening at top for securing as charm necklace or earring.
170 2010.17.104 pendant highly stylized and intricately etched 'cross' shaped pendant with opening at top for securing as charm necklace or earrings or bracelet
171 2010.17.109 Bottle, toilet Small silver eye makeup bottle (a) and applicator (b). 2010.17.109 (Bottle, toilet) image
172 2010.17.110 Bottle, toilet medium brass eye makeup bottle (a) and applicator (b) for women with stylized appicator, diamond shaped
173 2010.17.116 Earring earring, highly stylized face with silver ball in centre, 5 bells attached at the ends, metal piece attached for placement in ear Color: SL
174 2010.17.120 Necklace metal, string, and one red bead (probably plastic) very crude looking necklace, mace shaped beads, cross beads, and a few stylized ball shapes, heavy, disjointed looking Color: SL, RD
175 2010.17.123 Necklace highly stylized filigree work, metal, lighter weight, looks like broke off of original necklace or jewelry piece-string very thin, as for needle work, round intricately designed spheres attached to string
176 2010.17.35 Mortar, Pestle Wooden mortar with diagonal zig zag carvings on the exterior and the handle. Brass or metal pestle with a curved end for mashing and grinding. Diamond etchings with a circle in the middle cover the surface of the pestle. 2010.17.35 (Mortar, Pestle) image