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Weaving Loom Pulley in the Form of a Human Figure

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

with base: 8 × 3 1/2 × 3 in. (20.32 × 8.89 × 7.62 cm) 7 × 2 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (17.78 × 6.35 × 8.26 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.14
Geography: 
Burkina Faso
or Mali
or Côte d’Ivoire
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 2, 1976, lot 56
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.