Dagger

Unknown people, South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

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collected about 1910

Ivory, horn, blade, and leather

Overall: 12 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 11/16 in. (32.9 x 3.8 x 1.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Marion Walker Neidlinger, Class of 1923W

51.16.12680

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

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

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, 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. 61

Provenance

Collected by Percy Francis, about 1910; given to his niece, Marion Walker Neidlinger (1899/1901-1979, Mrs. Lloyd K. Neidlinger, Class of 1923); given to present collection, 1951.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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