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Clip, Hair, D2012.79

Physical Description

Cylindrical section of plant stem (bamboo/cane?) has been painted with geometrical patterns - on either end - with the colours green, yellow, and purple.

Research Notes

Would be consistent with donor's description of being from Maiduguri, Bornu Province, Northeastern Nigeria. ?? Possible end of hair pin - without the metal pin portion. No hole in either end suggests metal pin has never been inserted. Cylindrical section of plant stem (bamboo/cane?) has been painted with geometrical patterns - on either end - with the colours green, yellow, and purple. Plant section length = 12.7mm & diam. = 16.7mm. —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 13 x 17 x 17mm

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