|Title||Pende Brass Hatpin with Bell Congo African|
|Type of Object||hatpin ornament, hairpin|
|Country of Origin||Democratic Republic of Congo|
|Materials||Brass, copper alloy|
|Approximate Age||Unknown 20th century|
|Height (in)||8 inches|
|Width (in)||0.5 inches|
|Overall Condition||Good. The bells do not have clappers and do not make noise.|
Pictures is an example, yours will be very similar.
Additional Information: These pins are said to be worn by the Pende to hold on ceremonial hats.
See similar examples in:
Marc Ginzberg. 2000. African Forms, p.228