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Fon (Dahomey) appliqué, of a seated woman nursing two babies

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Title
Fon (Dahomey) appliqué, of a seated woman nursing two babies
Collection

Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1936 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division
Shelf locator: Sc Art (Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits collection)
Topics
Fon (African people)
Benin
Women, Fon
Mothers
Breastfeeding in art
Genres
artifacts
Physical Description
Banners
Appliqué
Extent: Cotton, linen and damask ; 5.25 ft. x 2 ft.
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Identifiers
Photo Order: 52852
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.4017
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc7d22b0-ca5c-0131-273a-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1936: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. "Fon (Dahomey) appliqué, of a seated woman nursing two babies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1936. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0bf15d60-ca60-0131-9ff6-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. "Fon (Dahomey) appliqué, of a seated woman nursing two babies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 8, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0bf15d60-ca60-0131-9ff6-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. (1936). Fon (Dahomey) appliqué, of a seated woman nursing two babies Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0bf15d60-ca60-0131-9ff6-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Fon (Dahomey) appliqué, of a seated woman nursing two babies