Staff

Unidentified Kwere maker

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19th-early 20th century

African sandalwood, glass beads, encrustation of organic substances

Overall: 62 11/16 × 1 15/16 in. (159.3 × 5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

2006.41

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Tanzania

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Gender and the Complementarity of Opposites in Tanzanian Sculpture, Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July - August 28, 2006.

Provenance

Axis Gallery, New York; sold to present collection, 2006.

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