61 UMMA Objects
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Guro (Guro)
Headband
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt
1983/1.99

Anthony Gross (British (modern))
Study of the Sea
1935
Museum Purchase
1960/2.71

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Belt
1915 – 1925
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1985/1.168

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Belt ornament in the shape of a shell
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1987/2.48

Ibibio (Ibibio)
Illness Mask
Gift of the Honerable Jack Faxon in memory of Pauline Faxon
1991/2.91

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Set of Kaiawase (Shell Game)
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
2015/1.379A&B
An apron made from multi-colored beadwork, primarily red, white, green, blue, and pink beads in a diamond pattern. The bottom edge of the apron is decorated with a fringe of cowrie shells. 
Beaded Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.24
A table with painted metal legs and frame. The top is covered in shells, some gold-painted. A glass top covers the surface of the table.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Autobiographical Table II
1975 – 1985
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
2016/2.106

Daniel Marot
Section of a Plasterwork Ceiling
1663 – 1752
Museum Purchase
1959/2.59
Vishnu stands with his legs apart holding his four attributes in his hands.  Reading in clockwise direction from his right front hand he holds:  his club, discus, conch and lotus, here a rather flat object cupped in his palm.  His back two arms are extremely short. The figure is encircled with a decorated arch with a line of beads and triangular shaped openings around them.  A stylized sun and moon are to either side of Vishnu’s head.  He wears a variety of simple, lumpy jewelry at his feet are a horse to his right and a bull or cow to his left and between them are three rings lying flat on the base.  At the front of the base are seven stylized horses, identifying this as a combination figure: Vishnu and the sun god Surya, whose chariot is pulled by seven horses.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Four-armed Vishnu
1700 – 1899
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1977/2.49

Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Dance cap
1915 – 1925
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt
1981/2.165

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Shoulder Pendant
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase
1987/2.78
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