Serpent Leg Ornament

Lobi people, Burkina Faso, Western Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Iron

Overall: 12 7/16 x 11/16 in. (31.6 x 1.7 cm)

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

988.63.27023

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Burkina Faso

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Ornament

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, 1988.

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