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ID: 300262492
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262492

 

Record Type: concept
vigango (commemorative sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Anthropomorphic carved posts of the Mijikenda of the East African nation of Kenya, made to commemorate deceased members of the men's Gohu society.
 
Terms:
vigango (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,B)
vigango (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
vigango (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
kikango (C,U,English,AD,L,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of sculpture (visual works)
.................... sculpture (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of <sculpture by function>
........................ <sculpture by function> (G)
Hierarchy of commemorative sculpture
............................ commemorative sculpture (G)
Hierarchy of vigango
................................ vigango (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Antropomorfische, gebeeldhouwde houten palen van de Mijikenda in het Oost-Afrikaanse Kenia, gemaakt ter nagedachtenis aan overleden mannelijke leden van de Gohu gemeenschap. 
Spanish ..... Postes antropomorfos tallados de los Mijikenda de la nación africana oriental de Kenia, realizados para conmemorar a los miembros fallecidos de la sociedad masculina de Gohu. 

Related concepts:
reflect/produced by ....  Mijikenda (culture or style)
....................................  (Coastal East African, Eastern African, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300100884]

Sources and Contributors:
kikango............  [VP]
.................  Sieber and Walker, African Art (1987) illustration, 143
.................  Vigango (1986) 17
vigango............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  African Arts (1967-) Vol. 13, 36, Brown. "Miji Kenda grave and memorial sculpture."
.................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 10/95
.................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 337
.................  Sieber and Walker, African Art (1987) illustration, 143
.................  Vigango (1986) 17
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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