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Mask

early 19th century

Wood

9 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 4 in. (24.13 × 13.97 × 10.16 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art. Accepted By Directors Letter 12/30/1959
1959.72.5
Geography: 
Geography Guinea Coast, Liberia
or geography Guinea Coast, Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1959

Bibliography: 

Ralph Linton, The Linton Collection of African Sculpture: An Exhibition, March 13 through April 18, 1954, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1954), no. 18.

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