REGAL AFRICAN ELEGANCE

REGAL
African Elegance

Dates : July 18,2012 – November 11, 2012
Collection : Southern University at New Orleans

An African art exhibition fueled with the intention to promote pride and prominence toward the ancestry and heritage of New Orleanians through grace and craftsmanship. Jewelry, royal possessions, and prestige are featured objects from the Democratic Republic of Congo that have been selected  from the Southern University at New Orleans African Art Collection by Master of Arts in Museum Studies degree candidate Michael Brown. On display in the African-American Resource Center, located on the second floor, in the City of New Orleans Main Public Library, 291 Loyola Ave. from July 18, 2012 to November 11.

Object : Head Band Medium : Cowrie shells, Glass beads Raffia fiber Culture : Kuba Country : Democratic Republic of Congo Date : 19th - 20th Century Collection : Southern University at New Orleans Acc: WBSUNO 2010.521
Object : (Royal) Head Band 
Medium : Cowrie shells, Glass beads Raffia fiber
Culture : Kuba
Country : Democratic Republic of Congo
Date : 19th – 20th Century
Collection : Southern University at New Orleans
Acc: WBSUNO 2010.521
Object : Bracelet / Anklet Medium : Glass beads, Raffia fiber Culture : Kuba Country : Democratic Republic of Congo Date : 19th - 20th Century Collection : Southern University at New Orleans Acc: WBSUNO 2010.78
Object : Bracelet / Anklet
Medium : Glass beads, Raffia fiber
Culture : Kuba
Country : Democratic Republic of Congo
Date : 19th – 20th Century
Collection : Southern University at New Orleans
Acc: WBSUNO 2010.78
Object : Bracelet / Anklet Medium : Glass beads, Raffia fiber Culture : Kuba Country : Democratic Republic of Congo Date : 19th - 20th Century Collection : Southern University at New Orleans  Acc: WBSUNO 2010.76/WBSUNO 2010.78
Object : Bracelet / Anklet
Medium : Glass beads, Raffia fiber
Culture : Kuba
Country : Democratic Republic of Congo
Date : 19th – 20th Century
Collection : Southern University at New Orleans
Acc: WBSUNO 2010.76

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Object: Palm Wine Goblet
Culture: Bushoong (Kuba)
Country:Democratic Republic of Congo
Date:13th-14th Century                                                                          Medium : Wood                                                                  Collection:Southern University at New Orleans                           Acc: 1997.48

 

Object : Bracelet / Anklet Culture : Kubs Country : Democratic Republic of Congo Medium : Cowrie shells, Raffia fiber Date : 20th Century Collection : Southern University at New Orleans  Acc: WBSUNO2010.136
Object : Bracelet / Anklet
Culture : Kuba
Country : Democratic Republic of Congo
Medium : Cowrie shells, Raffia fiber
Date : 20th Century
Collection : Southern University at New Orleans
Acc: WBSUNO2010.136                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

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