Objects of Use

September 28, 1987 – September 25, 1988

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

On view are over 80 utilitarian objects also considered to be objects of art. Included are a pipe in the form of a female figure and a snuff container/spoon combination from the Nguni-speaking peoples of southern Africa; a double headrest with snuff containers from the Nguni peoples, Zulu group in southern Africa.