African Art
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Weaving Loom Pulley Surmounted by a Hornbill Bird Head

early to mid-20th century

Wood

base+object: 11 x 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (27.94 x 8.89 x 6.67 cm) 10 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (25.4 x 6.99 x 6.03 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.16
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Country Ivory Coast
Country Burkina Faso
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Harold Rome Collection, unknown dates
Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 1982, lot 124
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.