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Out of the Ordinary: Domestic and Ritual Furnishings from Africa

September 17, 1981 – October 31, 1981

African Art Museum
950 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, 318 A St., NE

The articles on view--stools, chairs, beds, neckrests, pottery, and baskets from a typical traditional African compound (home)-- illustrate the aesthetic and spiritual qualities that domestic furnishings have in common with ritual objects.