Hair Ornament

Unknownlate 19th or early 20th century

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

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


  • Title: Hair Ornament
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: late 19th or early 20th century
  • Location Created: Ubangi or Uele region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Type: Accessories
  • Rights: Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/2916/Hair_Ornament
  • Medium: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (1 x 17.5 cm)
  • Culture: Mangbetu
  • Collection: Arts of Africa
  • Accession number: 22.690

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