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ID: 300262904
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262904

 

Record Type: concept
nimba (masks (costume), <costume by function>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Wooden headdress, in the form of a female bust, with four base posts, worn on top of the head, with the base posts encircling the wearer's chest. Found among the Baga and Nalu peoples of Africa.
 
Terms:
nimba (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
nimba (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
nimba (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
dämba (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
dämba-ko-pön (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
d'mba (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
寧巴面具 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
níng bā miàn jù (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
ning ba mian ju (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
ning pa mien chü (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of <costume by function>
................ <costume by function> (G)
Hierarchy of masks (costume)
.................... masks (costume) (G)
Hierarchy of nimba
........................ nimba (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 形如女性胸部的木製頭飾,具四個基柱,戴在頭頂上時,基柱會環繞戴面具者的胸膛,由非洲的巴嘉族與那魯族人。 
Dutch ..... Houten hoofdtooi in de vorm van een vrouwelijke buste, die boven op het hoofd wordt gedragen, met vier poten die de borstkas van de drager omringen. Aangetroffen bij de Afrikaanse volkeren Baga en Nalu. 
Spanish ..... Tocado de madera, en forma de busto femenino, con cuatro postes de base, que se lleva sobre la parte superior de la cabeza, con los postes rodeando circulamente el pecho de quien lo lleva. Se encuentra entre los pueblos Baga y Nalu de África. 

Sources and Contributors:
寧巴面具............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  前進非洲:原始藝術特展 42
dämba............  [VP]
..............  African Arts (1967-) illustration, Vol. 19, No. 2, 66, Lamp, Frederick "The art of the Baga: a preliminary inquiry"
dämba-ko-pön............  [VP]
.......................  African Arts (1967-) illustration, Vol. 19, No. 2, 66, Lamp, Frederick "The art of the Baga: a preliminary inquiry".
d'mba............  [VP]
..............  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) illustration, Vol. 3, 47
nimba............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  African Arts (1967-) illustration, Vol. 19, No. 2, 66, Lamp, Frederick "The art of the Baga: a preliminary inquiry"
..............  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 5/98
..............  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) illustration, Vol. 3, 47, note that, according to MACDA, "Nimba" is a Susu term for this mask. MACDA prefers "Dämba", but there is not as much warrant to support this as a preferred term.
..............  Hamill Gallery of African Art Web Page (1998) illustration
..............  TAA database (2000-)
ning ba mian ju............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
níng bā miàn jù............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
ning pa mien chü............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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