2008-2009 Acquisitions

2008-2009 Acquisitions

Aboubacar S. Kaba. Mask/headdress, Ode-Lay association. Portloko, makene district, Republic of Sierra Leone.

Anne Hausrath. Rubbing of a May stelae. Dos Pilas el Peten, Guatemala.

David G. Rikerby. Pre-Columbian figure, Quimbaya, Columbia; six "betty" lamps, Maroon, Suriname; two bows a set of arrows and a comb, Zarate, Brazil.

William and Anna Colaiace. Mask, Guadalajara, Mexico; Baskets, khol case, women's wedding costume and necklace, southern Egypt; Baskets and khol container, Mali; baskets, Yemen.

Professor Emeritus, Dwight B. Heath and Anna Cooper Heath. Architectural singa carving, Toba Batak, Sumatra, Indonesia. Donated in honor of Stanley Simon, M.D.

Benjamin J. Gilson, M.D. 19th century pipe bag decorated with quillwork. Great Plains.

Professor Alfred Decredico. Donations from the Decredico Family Collection. Helmet mask, possibly Limba, Republic of Sierra Leone. "Agbada" robe, Yoruba, Nigeria. Mask with knife superstructure and a black antelope mask and a red antelope mask, Eastern Pende, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Norine Duncan, Brown ??. Collection of thirteen ethnographic objects from Africa and the Americas.

Erick Tulman. Early burl bowl, New England.

Mr. Barnet and Jean Fain. Pre-Columbian Maya Polychrome cylinder vessel. Collection of twenty-two dance masks, Guatemala.

Eileen McCuster McDermott. Twenty four artifacts collected on Ponape, Truk and Uman Is., U.S. Trust Territory, South Pacific.

Anonymous. Collection of Pre-Columbian artifacts: Mixtec bichrome urn, Mexico; Maya urn depicting a solar deity, Quiche, Guatemala; Pair of "sonriente" figures, Veracruz, Mexico; Female figure, Nopiloa, Veracruz; Terra cotta mask, Quimbaya or Kalima, Columbia.

Paul A. Cohen. Pre-Columbian stone figure of a warrior, Costa Rica.

Professor Philip and Marcia R. Lieberman. Two "Tanka" painting, Nepal.

Ronald D. Normandeau. Collection of five Pre-Columbian figures from Jalisco and Colima, Mexico.

Mary Katherine Burton-Jones. Collection of eight ethnographic artifacts from Africa and the Pacific.

Edward King. Collection of archaeological lithics, Rhode Island.

Valerie Fisher. Collection of archival material and a brass casting from Ghana.

Susan Farnum Nichols. Neckerchief slide, inscribed "Presented by the Haffenreffer Family", Narragansett Pow-wow Mount Hope, Bristol, RI 1946. Donated in the memory of Stephen Edward Farnum.

Carol and Atle Gjelsvik. Pot, Acoma Pueblo, Arizona.

Lucy Chang. Collection of Chinese books, rubbings, scrolls and a water pipe.

Professor Walter Feldman. Collection of Old World Archaeology, Europe. Collection of pre-Columbian terra cotta figurines, Mexico, Pre-Columbian ear spools, Chimu, Peru and a book "Ancient Mexico in Miniature."

Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Rosenthal. Thirteen contemporary Inuit sculptures.

Marcia R. Lieberman. Collection of 148 photographs of Laos and Ladakh.

Robert W. Barnett. Three masks, Mexico. Collected by Edward MacLean, 1950s.

Mrs. Theckla Snell. Three Pre-Columbian figurines, Ecuador. Collected in 1958-59.

Dr. David and Linda DiCecco. A woman's outfit, a men's outfit and a "boubou" robe, Ibo, Nigeria.

Dr. Mark Rapoport, M.D. Seventeen figures, Garai and other Tribes, Central Highlands, Vietnam.

Anonymous. Five iron hoe currencies Mambila, Cameroon and five iron hoe currencies Idoma, Nigeria.

Alison Collins Fay, Brown. Collection of 302 adornos from terra-cotta vessels, Taino, Dominican Republic and Grenada.

Vincent and Margaret Fay. Two anthropomorphic bone amulets and an anthropomorphic stone amulet, Taino, Dominican republic.

Christine Teper Charest. A goose egg Pysanky by Ms. Charest.

 

Transfers

Collection of sixty-five ethnographic Amazonian artifacts, transferred from the Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Yup'ik Kayak, exhibited in the Chicago World Exposition of 1893. Transferred from the Brooklyn Museum.

Ethnological collections of the Dartmouth Children's Museum. Transferred from the Dartmouth YMCA.

Three Pre-Columbian textile fragments and a spindle, Peru. Transfer from the Museum of Primitive Art and Culture.

 

Purchases

Peter Irniq, commission of an Inuit Inuksuk.

Thomas Urban, Brown 09. Field collection of Zapatista and Mayan artifacts.

Fr. Paul Luniw. Examples of Pysanky art by Fr. Luniw.