Headdress

Ejagham people, Middle Cross River, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Wood, antelope hide, basketry, and kaolin

Overall: 15 3/4 x 7 15/16 x 15 3/16 in. (40 x 20.2 x 38.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Claire E. and Dr. Frederick R. Mebel, Class of 1935, in memory of Dorothy Lathrop

987.47.26881

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 14, AAAS 18, Introduction to African Religions, Robert Baum, Spring 2014

Provenance

Dr. Frederick Ronald Mebel (1913-1998) and Claire E. Mebel (1916-1994); Rockville Center, New York; given to present collection, 1985.

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