Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina [review]

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Elizabeth A. Perrill, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Focusing on gold jewelry and dress from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries, Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women offers an engaged experience of West African styles and trends. The exhibition foregrounded Wolof terms and ways of understanding the presentation of self, such as sañse and Signare (described below), in Senegalese life, past and present. Organized by Kevin D. Dumouchelle of the National Museum of African Art and curated by Amanda Maples at the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), Good as Gold features over one hundred works including jewelry, ensembles, photography, and historic artifacts.

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Design and Culture, DOI: 10.1080/17547075.2021.1918907
Language: English
Date: 2021
Sengalese art, review, Signare, clothing styles, jewelry

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