Mangbetu. <em>Hairpin</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Ivory, pigment, 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.912. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.912_PS6.jpg)



Medium: Ivory, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)



Accession Number: 22.912

Image: 22.912_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hair ornament with one end flat and slightly-flared, and the other pointed. Engraved at top are eleven bands of crosshatching and diagonal lines, all filled in with dark pigment. Surface wear, but condition good.

Brooklyn Museum