Unidentified Ngbandi, Azande, or Bandi maker
19th-early 20th century
Iron, wood, and leather
Overall: 36 1/4 × 4 7/16 × 1 3/16 in. (92 × 11.3 × 3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H
Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa
Not on view
COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015
THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015
The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 26, 2014 -March 13, 2016.
Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 46
Collected by Robert L. (born LeRoy Robert) Ripley (1890-1949), Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley's Believe It or Not Collection); given to present collection, 1940.
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