Mangbetu. <em>Hairpin</em>, 19th century. Ivory, 7 in. (17.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1931, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 31.2036.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.747_22.705_31.2036.1_or_31.2036.2_22.749_22.707_22.692_22.691_22.912_bw.jpg)



Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 7 in. (17.8cm) Other: 7 in. (17.8cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H3, 1GG


Accession Number: 31.2036.1

Image: 22.747_22.705_31.2036.1_or_31.2036.2_22.749_22.707_22.692_22.691_22.912_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hairpin in one piece with a traditional shaft: one end comes to a point; the other is a flattened ball which is decorated with incised crosshatching. Condition: Good, worn.

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