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Unknown Maker, Igbomina Yoruba people, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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19th century

Wood, cowrie shells, hide, and fiber

Overall: 22 1/2 in. (57.15 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Partial gift of Valerie Franklin in honor of Tamara Northern and partial purchase through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

999.57.30293

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 17, AAAS 83.5, African Religions of the Americas, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R.Taylor, Fall 2013

AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Evolving Perspectives: Highlights from the African Art Collection at the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2013-April 6, 2014.

Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-December 12, 2005.

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.

Publication History

Katherine W. Hart et al., Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005, pp. 24, ill. p. 25, cat. no. 3.

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 24.

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California; to his daughter, Valerie Franklin, Los Angeles, 1983; partial gift and partial purchase to present collection, 1999.

Old Number

VF 297; A1815

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