Woman's Hip Ornament

Verre people, Northern Nigeria, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Copper alloy and cotton cloth

Overall: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)

Overall: 4 3/4 x 3 11/16 in. (12 x 9.3 cm)

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

985.7.26434

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Ornament

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Jennifer Peterson, A Space for Dialogue 30, Beauty Marks: African Metal Body Adornment, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p. 3.

Provenance

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

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