Armlet

Fulani people, Northern Cameroon, Northern Nigeria, Niger, Central Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Copper alloy

Overall: 5 5/8 x 9 5/16 x 2 1/2 in. (14.3 x 23.6 x 6.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arnold and Joanne Syrop

984.46.26407

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Armlet

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

SART 65, Architecture I, Zenovia Toloudi, Spring 2015

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

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

A Space for Dialogue 30, Beauty Marks: African Metal Body Adornment, Jennifer Peterson, Class of 2006, Public Relations Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 30-April 2, 2006.

Focus on the Body: West African Body Ornaments of Brass, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 10-September 19, 1999.

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. 27.

Provenance

Joanne and Arnold Syrop, New York; given to present collection, 1984.

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