Unidentified Ejagham maker


19th-20th century

Wood, antelope hide, basketry, and kaolin

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

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



Place Made: Middle Cross River region, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.


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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