Mangbetu. <em>Hair Ornament</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Ivory, 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (1 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.690. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.690_PS6.jpg)

Hair Ornament


Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (1 x 17.5 cm)



Accession Number: 22.690

Image: 22.690_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Engraved with five circled black dots on both sides of the flattened center portion. One end widens and is cut straight across.

Brooklyn Museum