Walking Stick

Unidentified Tswana

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1941

Wood, pigment

Overall: 37 7/8 × 3 3/8 × 1 3/8 in. (96.2 × 8.5 × 3.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W‘18 Fund

2005.76

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, Botswana

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Cane

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Carved, on front: 1941.BACWAnA; carved, on back: PriC.196

Course History

HIST 66, AAAS 15, History of Africa since 1800, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

Provenance

From an old colonial collection; English Estate Sale, early 1980‘s; purchased by Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2005.

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