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pin - kind: ceremonial mask worn by a boy on the threshold of manhood, new guinea

Iziko Museums

Iziko Museums of South Africa operates 11 national museums, the Planetarium, the Social History Centre and three collection-specific libraries in Cape Town.

Detail from a Kusaibi gown from the Maninka people of Sierra Leone.  Made from 14 narrow strips of cotton hand-woven on a narrow loom and dyed indigo; hand sewn together. Plain weave; dyed indigo warps and wefts. There is extensive embroidery in dyed cotton and wool over the front and back of the robe in a variety of geometric patterns in white, blue, red and pink.

Kusaibi gown fabric (detail) by the Maninka people of Sierra Leone. Hand-sewn from 14 narrow strips of cotton, hand-woven on a narrow loom, dyed indigo, sewn together

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

ARTHUR MITCHELL challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

Giraffe Silhouettes in the    African Savanna      2nd Grade                   First, the students drew a giraffe and painted it black .   ...

Grade-Giraffe Silhouettes in the African Savanna-watercolor sunset-Art with…

An Orthodox monk inside Abuna Yemata Guh church, Tigray, Ethiopia, Africa

The most remarkable and remote art in the world revealed

An Orthodox monk inside Abuna Yemata Guh Church, Tigray, Ethiopia, Africa

'Self-portrait' by German Dada artist Hannah Höch (1889-1978). collage. via on art etc.:

'Self-portrait' by German Dada artist Hannah Höch collage. via on art etc.: Audrey's comment: I think she was influenced by Picasso's African masks here .

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