African Art
Artist: Zimwomdya Koudougou

Female Figure (Biiga)

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood, glass beads, string, and pigment

33 x 5.5 x 11 cm (13 x 2 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.1
Geography: 
Made in Sahel, Burkina Faso
Culture: 
Mossi
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

Frederick John Lamp, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 82–83, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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