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ID: 300262563
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262563

 

Record Type: concept
forowa (<containers by function or context>, containers (receptacles), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Decorated cosmetic containers made by African Akan metalsmiths from imported sheet brass and primarily used to store shea butter and sometimes, to store gold weights, gold dust, and other valuables.
 
Terms:
forowa (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
forowa (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
forowa (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TQ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Containers (hierarchy name)
........ Containers (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of containers (receptacles)
............ containers (receptacles) (G)
Hierarchy of <containers by function or context>
................ <containers by function or context> (G)
Hierarchy of forowa
.................... forowa (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Versierde, cosmetische houders, door Afrikaanse edelsmeden van het volk der Akan gemaakt van ingevoerd bladkoper; hoofdzakelijk gebruikt voor het bewaren van sheaboter, soms voor het bewaren van gouden gewichten, goudpoeder en andere kostbaarheden. 
Spanish ..... Estuches decorados para cosméticos hechos por herreros metalúrgicos del Akan africano a partir de láminas de bronce importadas y principalmente usados para guardar mantequilla de shea y algunas veces pesas de oro, polvo de oro y otros artículos de valor.  

Sources and Contributors:
forowa............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Cole and Ross, Arts of Ghana (1977) illustration, 64
.................  Contributed as a candidate term CANDIDATE TERM - - AFRART-- 10/97
.................  Ross and Garrard, Akan Transformations (1983) No. 24, 54
.................  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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