Headdress: Human Head with Vertical Cone Coiffure

Unidentified Ibo (Igbo) maker

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19th-20th century

Wood, vegetal fiber, and metal

Overall: 14 9/16 in. (37 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.53.27152

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

A1426

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