Walking Stick

Unidentified Zulu maker


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early-mid 20th century

Wood and metal wire

Overall: 35 7/16 in. (90 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the New Hampshire Historical Society



Place Made: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Cane

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

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.

Publication History

Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 19


Anonymous donor (no provenance); given to the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire (unrestricted gift); given to the present collection, 1942

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