Necklace (Torque)

Lobi people, Burkina Faso, Western Africa, Africa

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19th century

Copper alloy

Overall: 8 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 15/16 in. (22.4 x 17.9 x 2.4 cm)

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

985.7.26426

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Burkina Faso

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Necklace

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Provenance

Joanne and Arnold Syrop, New York; given to present collection, 1985.

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