Broom

Unidentified Zulu maker

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1965

Tree root

Overall: 16 1/8 × 5 in. (41 × 12.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase

166.1.15836

Geography

Place Made: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Household Accessory

Research Area

Africa

On view

Course History

First Year Student Enrichment Program – Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Colleen Lannon, Summer 2023

First Year Student Enrichment Program - Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Mokhtar Bouba, Summer 2023

Philosophy 1.11, Art: True, Beautiful, Nasty, John Kulvicki, Summer 2023

Writing 2.05, Why Write, Anyway?, Erkki Mackey, Fall 2023

Writing 5.24, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Writing 5.25, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

Homecoming: Domesticity and Kinship in Global African Art, Harteveldt Family Gallery, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, and Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 22, 2023–May 25, 2024.

Provenance

J. R. Ivy, Ltd., Pretoria, South Africa; purchased by Professor James W. Fernandez for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1965; sold to present collection, 1966.

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