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African Art

Hairpin with Two Birds

18th–19th century

Bronze

other (with stick): 7 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 3/4 in. (19.69 × 4.45 × 1.91 cm) 7 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 3/4 in. (19.05 × 4.45 × 1.91 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.2
Geography: 
Country Ivory Coast
Country Burkina Faso
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

The Arcade Gallery, London, October 3, 1984, sales invoice 64/84
Gift of Mrs. Erika Hughes to Yale University Art Gallery in 2014

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.