Bead Apron

Unidentified Kikuyu maker


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late 19th-early 20th century


Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

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.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 18.


Collected by Reverend R. H. Leakey 1867-1937, date unknown; Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, England, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1939.

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