Carved Door

Carved by Sakiwa or his son, Nupe


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Overall: 102 × 56 × 5 in. (259.1 × 142.2 × 12.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from the Lathrop Fellows and the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund



Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Building Component

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, Carl Thum, Winter 2013

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

AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R.Taylor, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Evolving Perspectives: Highlights from the African Art Collection at the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2013-April 6, 2014.

Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 145, ill. plate no. 76.


Amyas Naegele Fine Art Bases Ltd., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2009.

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