1 edition of exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria found in the catalog.
exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria
1993 by National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria in Lagos .
Written in English
|Other titles||Uses of gourds in Nigeria.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
The History of Gourds. Gourds are generally not edible and have been used as ornamental items, birdhouses, art projects and traditional bowls and household items. Gourds are among the oldest cultivated plants and are thought to have originated in Africa and brought to the Americas aro years ago, initially to Central : Bonnie Grant. The snake gourd or “Trichosanthes cucumerina” is said to be the most widely used and known gourd for food use. This type of gourd has a bitter taste which is blamed on why this food item is not popular in Western countries. Other gourd varieties can be made into juices, just like the white gourd juice which is popular in parts of China. Gourds have been used for carrying water and food, as drums and stringed instruments. Wilson told of one African culture that left big gourds on lakes until the birds got accustomed to them, and. A Detailed Information Booklet on the Different Types of Squash. Squashes are broadly classified into winter and summer squash. The different types of squash presented below include varieties from across the globe. These squash plants are grown in diverse climatic conditions.
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Exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria at the National Museum, Lagos, Nigeria: Responsibility: West African Museums Project (WAMP.), Dakar, Senegal in collaboration with National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria ; [curated by H.O.
Kerri ; research and text by H.O. Kerri]. I did my Nigerian field research on the women who carved and decorated gourds in Northeastern Nigeria, from to I made a collection of the gourds, and documented the work of f the women artists extensively, and ultimately I donated the collection to the UCLA Museum of cultural history.
at the urging of my former husband, the art /5(3). It was fascinating to realize that these bowls had literally grown on vines. The bowls had been made from the hard shells of dried gourds (of the squash family) and had been beautifully decorated by skilled artists in the Bororo style.
Calabash containers have been used in Nigeria for hundreds of years (3, 4). Aug 9, - Explore eelisecoopericl's board "African Gourds", followed exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria book people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Gourds, African and Gourd art pins.
Humankind has had a long and intimate association with gourds, and one of them, the bottle gourd, or calabash, may have been man's first cultivated plant. Although grown in the United States today primarily as ornamentals, in other parts of the exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria book gourds have many other important uses.
In delightful text and stunning color and black-and-white photographs, The Gourd Book provides fascinating. - Explore cyhummingbird's board "gourds", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Gourds, Gourd art and Painted gourdsK pins. Meet Alretta Skellenger of Nevis, a Gourd Artist who shows us the entire exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria book process of gourd g: Nigeria.
- Learn about the art of gourd making. Ideas, step-by-step instructions & more!. See more ideas about Gourds, Gourd art and Crafts pins. Nov 2, - Beautiful gourds with Exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria book American themes.
See more ideas about Gourds, Gourd art and Painted gourds pins. Nigerian mothers use gourd hats to shade their babies' heads, and Chinese workers used gourd hats while building American railroads. In New Guinea, men wore gourd penis sheathes, and in Brooklyn, one strong-minded stripper made most (of the least) of a costume from North Carolina gourds.
What were Gourds used for in Pre-Modern times, the answer was many. This was the first form of jugs and dishes used by man as far back as recorded history. There have been gourd seeds recovered at Egypt and Libya dating back to BC along from caves in Israel dating back to the Neolithic period before clay pottery was used.
I did my Nigerian field research on the women who carved and decorated gourds in Northeastern Nigeria, from to I made a collection of the gourds, and documented the work of f the women artists extensively, and ultimately I donated the collection to the UCLA Museum of cultural history.
at the urging of my former husband, the art Cited by: 2. The Gourd Reserve. The Gourd has been used by man as far back as we can tell, since the very beginning. A gourd grew over Jonah to shade him from the heat as God used this vegetable to teach Jonah a lesson about forgiveness.
Pottery and utensils dating back to prehistory may well have been fashioned and made after the shape and uses of gourds. The Gourd Reserve is dedicated to the education of Gourds for functional use, as well as pieces of art.
They have been around since the dawn of time and man through out the ages has used them for utility purposes as well as for decorative purposes, and even crafted as bird houses which is perhaps what they are most commonly recognized as today.
This really is a complete book for gourds. Gourds for exhibition on uses of gourds in Nigeria book, crafting and Medicine. It tells you all about planting, pests, diseases and common remedies. Lots of suppliers for seeds and dried gourds as well.
Discriptions of the grown gourds and pictures -- Great pictures through out and well done drawings. pages of pure intrest for the gourd /5(33).
Welcome to our page of gourd books at Amish Gourds. From here, novices and experts can browse and discover step-by-step instructions for creating gourd art in many delightful forms.
Learn to create decorated gourds as dolls, musical instruments, pull toys, planters and so much more. You’ll get help coming up with the perfect gourd craft idea to artistically express g: Nigeria. Gourd Craft - Craft Books - Handmade - Gourds - Gourd Designs - Gourd Projects ELPLFriends.
From shop ELPLFriends. 5 out of 5 stars () reviews $ Only 1 available and it's in 2 people's carts. Favorite Add to. In fact, everything from water colors to acrylic paints are used on gourds.
The American Society of Decorative Painters has embraced gourds as one of their most popular mediums. Adding color to a gourd can really bring the project alive.
Many gourd crafters prefer to compliment the earthy look and feel of the gourd by using more natural substances. Since the beginning of their history, they have had a multitude of uses, including food, kitchen tools, toys, musical instruments and decoration.
Today, gourds are commonly used for a wide variety of crafts, including jewelry, furniture, dishes, utensils and a wide variety of decorations using carving, burning and other techniques. The first part of the book deals with tree gourds, widely used as containers and for decoration; the Cucurbita gourds, including the buffalo gourd, the Turk's turban, the silver-seed gourd, and the Malabar gourd, all utilized as food, and the beautiful ornamental gourds; the loofah gourds, popular as cosmetic sponges; minor gourds, such as the snake, wax, bitter, teasel, and hedgehog, sometimes used as Cited by: The American Gourd Society was founded in Massachusetts inbut until recently Gourd Art was a relatively unknown art form, used primarily for primitive folk art, crafts and birdhouses.
A resurgence in gourd arts and craft began aroundwhen Gourd Art Guru, Ginger Summit began to publish a series of Gourd Crafting g: Nigeria.
So Chinye had to cook and serve the their supper and could not find a minute to open the gourd. In the morning, she slipped out with the tiny pumpkin and sat down in a vacant hut she knew of.
Then she used a rock and cracked open the pumpkin and “at a stroke the bare hut was transformed into a treasure-house. The Gourd Water Bottle or Canteen The more common type of gourd (multi colored) that we see in the markets in the fall is a type of Cucurbita, related to pumpkins and squashes.
It has a yellow or orange flower and blooms during the day. They have a woody shell but are far too thin to consider for any type of container for utilitarian Size: 20KB. I did my Nigerian field research on the women who carved and decorated gourds in Northeastern Nigeria, from to I made a collection of the gourds, and documented the work of f the women artists extensively, and ultimately I donated the collection to the UCLA Museum of cultural history.
at the urging of my former husband, the art /5. - Explore galej1's board "GOURD CRAFTS", followed by people on Pinterest.
See more ideas about Painted gourds, Gourd art and Gourds pins. Gourds and Art by Ines. likes 6 talking about this 2 were here. View some of the unique Gourd Art and Crafts created by Ines Atkerson, feel free to comment.5/5(8).
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The Gourds performing in Austin, Texas, in Background information;Genres: Alternative country, progressive. The front porch serves as storage for the raw gourds and is where I do the dusty work like carving, sawing, sanding and cleaning the insides of the gourds.
The materials I use are chosen with an eye to using local sources and natural materials.5/5(88). CRAFTS; Inventive Guises for the Gourd. By Betty Freudenheim For some tribes of Mali and northern Nigeria, those gourds are indicators of a woman's wealth and status.
The exhibition. Calabash (Lagenaria siceraria), also known as bottle gourd, white-flowered gourd, long melon, New Guinea bean and Tasmania bean is a vine grown for its fruit.
It can be either harvested young to be consumed as a vegetable, or harvested mature to be dried and used as a it is fresh, the fruit has a light green smooth skin and white : Tracheophytes. 'This place used to be green': the brutal impact of oil in the Niger Delta Rural towns and villages in the Niger Delta rely on fishing and farming as their main source of : Rebecca Ratcliffe.
Gourd bird houses and clean, dried gourds are our specialty. We strive to keep a great supply of clean gourds year round for sale for your gourd art and craft projects.
Service is important to us, so let us know how we can do things better. We want to be your gourd supplier. Our. A calabash, bottle gourd, or white-flowered gourd, Lagenaria siceraria, also known by many other names, including long melon, New Guinea bean and Tasmania bean, is a vine grown for its fruit, which can be either harvested young to be consumed as a vegetable, or harvested mature to be dried and used as a it is fresh, the fruit has a light green smooth skin and white : Angiosperms.
The Gourds. 9, likes 24 talking about this. The Gourds official Facebook pageFollowers: K. Uses. Gourds grow in the most incredible shapes, which is one of the reasons they make for great decorations during the fall.
I’ve always found that many of them look like little geese, which is so cute to me. This fall, supplement your pumpkin-decorating with gourd-decorating, and line them up on your windowsill for an adorable g: Nigeria.
For nearly three decades, Ma Jianghong has carved centuries-old frescoes and thangka art on gourds. The Beijing-based artist, who hails from Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, spends.
Works from Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria, and South Africa, by Bamana, Bozo, Lobi, Nupe and Zulu artists. African Vessels is an independent exhibition in support of NCECAthe 44th National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts conference, coordinated by the Clay Studio.
Across sub-Saharan Africa, a strict gendered division of artistic labor existed throughout much of the 19th and 20th centuries. Men worked in wood and metal, carving and casting works that glorified leaders and paid homage to deities, while women created works in clay, cloth, and beads, stitching and firing the art of everyday life.
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