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ID: 300263329
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263329

 

Record Type: concept
ukara (<textile materials by function>, textile materials, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Ritual African cloth associated with the men's association known as Ekpe found among the Igbo and other peoples of the Cross River region of southern Nigeria. Indigo dyed and covered with symbols, including nsibidi, it is usually worn as a wrapper and is the prerogative of the highest grade of Ekpe.
 
Terms:
ukara (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
ukara (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
ukara (Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by form>
............ <materials by form> (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by physical form>
................ <materials by physical form> (G)
Hierarchy of <fiber and fiber by product>
.................... <fiber and fiber by product> (G)
Hierarchy of <fiber by product>
........................ <fiber by product> (G)
Hierarchy of textile materials
............................ textile materials (G)
Hierarchy of <textile materials by function>
................................ <textile materials by function> (G)
Hierarchy of ukara
.................................... ukara (G)

Additional Parents:

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 clothing
................ clothing (G)
Hierarchy of main garments
.................... main garments (G)
Hierarchy of wrappers (house garments)
........................ wrappers (house garments) (G)
Hierarchy of ukara
............................ ukara (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Rituele Afrikaanse stof, die wordt geassocieerd met de mannenvereniging Ekpe, aan te treffen bij de Igbo en andere volkeren uit de regio Cross River in het zuiden van Nigeria. Het wordt geverfd met de kleurstof indigo en bedekt met symbolen, waaronder nsibidi. Meestal wordt het gedragen als een omslagdoek en het dragen ervan is het hoogste voorrecht bij Ekpe. 
Spanish ..... Paño ritual africano asociado con la organización de varones conocida como Ekpe y que se encuentra entre los Igbo y otros pueblos de la región del río Cross en el sur de Nigeria. Teñido con índigo y cubierto con símbolos, incluyendo nsibidi, es vestido habitualmente como manto y es prerrogativa de los Ekpe de más alto grado.  

Sources and Contributors:
ukara............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  African Arts (1967-) illustration, 50
..............  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 2/99
..............  Goldie, Dictionary of the Efik Language (1983) 312
..............  Journal of Religion in Africa (1967-) illustration, Vol. 24, No. 4, 325, illus. at p. 326
..............  Nigeria Magazine (1937-) illustration, No. 126-127, 86
..............  TAA database (2000-)
 
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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