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Title

Hairpin

Artist

Artist Unknown

Date

mid-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
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Medium: Accessories | Wood
Size: 9 5/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/2 in. (24.45 x 3.33 x 1.27 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Tanzania, East Africa region
Culture: Kwere Culture, Africa, Tanzania, East Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: top carved with stylized standing woman in front of shield shape, decorated with zigzags and lines on front, and triangles, zigzags and lines on back; geometric openwork top section flanked by smaller female figures
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Benjamin and Rebecca Field Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2008.67
Artist: Artist Unknown
Role: Artist
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009