Dates:late 19th or early 20th century
Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 3/8 in. (18 x 1 cm)
Museum Location: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
Accession Number: 22.1605
Catalogue Description: One end of the hairpin has a flat open ring; the other comes to a point. Through the central area of the shaft are two lengthwise openings. From under the ring of the hairpin to a short distance below the lengthwise openings in the shaft, are nine incised crosshatched bands filled with pigment for decoration. Condition: Good; end of ring has chips.