Head Ornament


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Artifact Identification Head Ornament   (2008.22.0173)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Hair Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Maasai

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 23.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 20.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 5.5 cm
Weight 106 g
Measuring Remarks Height from top of crown to bottom of the dangling objects. Width of beaded band. Length of band laid flat.
Materials Metal, Plastic
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Joining, Sewing, Stringing, Incising, Inscribing
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Mack, John, Anee-Marie Bouttiaux, Frieda Sorber, Anne Van Cutsem, Mauro Magliani. African Costumes and Textiles from the Berbers to the Zulus: the Zaira and Marcel Mis Collection. Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2008.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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