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A knife with foliate-shaped blade ending in a fan-shaped tip. The blade is decorated with three columns of small raised bars intersected by two rows of small raised bars. The wooden handle is decorated with brass tacks on both ends and wrapped with wire, possibly copper, around the middle.
Knife
1895 – 1905
Gift in Memory of Rudolph B. Rottam
1984/2.54A
Anthropomorphic whistle with facial features, round torso and two round protrusions extending from the sides of the torso. The piece is hollow. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Whistle
1915 – 1925
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.202
Kneeling human figure on top of a round, hollowed out base, suggesting that this may have been the top of a staff or flywhisk. The sculpture holds one hand on his thigh, while he is chewing on a munkwiza root with the other. 
Yombe (Yombe (culture or style))
Figure
1855 – 1865
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.185
Anthropomorphic whistle with facial features, round torso and two round protrusions extending from the top of the coiffure and from the sides of the torso. The piece is hollow. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Whistle
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.47

Banja
Short Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.102
Kneeling female figure with hands placed on knees. The chest and back show scarifications. The teeth are filed and the figure has a flat, raised coiffure. 
Yombe (Yombe (culture or style))
Figure
1880 – 1890
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.184
A nine-toothed comb topped with an anthropomorphic head. The neck and forehead of the 'face' have been decorated with rings of copper wire. The top of the comb is decorated with four rows of geometrical shapes in the front and two rows in the back. 
Comb
1895 – 1905
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1987/1.154
Figure of a frog.
Lega (Lega)
Zoomorphic Figure (Frog)
20th century
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen in memory of Nancy Turner Bohlen
2015/2.181
A knife with a wooden handle wrapped in wire, possibly copper. The handle terminates in a round knob. It has a long triangular blade that flares, narrows, then flares before narrowing to a rounded point.
Mbole
Knife
19th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.46
A brass knife with a narrow handle terminating in a pommel with a human face. At the top of the head is a brass loop. The blade of the knife is in the form of a round disc decorated with an incised fish and other patterns. The middle of the knife blade has a hole in the shape of a four-pointed star. 
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.131
Thisi is a miter-shaped hat with a double layer of fabric made from whorls of light-colored cotton applique on dark green velveteen ground. The sides of the hat terminate in red tassels. The front edge of the hat is trimmed with red fabric.
Chief's hat
1925 – 1975
Gift of Dr. Douglas C. Kelley
1997/1.171
A knife with a wooden, wire-wrapped handle with a conical pommel. The blade near the handle is straight with two small points along one side and sickle-shaped at the top. 
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.91
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