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African Art
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Weaving Loom Pulley Surmounted by a Female Head

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

base+object: 8 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 2 in. (22.23 × 6.99 × 5.08 cm) 5 5/8 × 2 3/4 × 2 in. (14.29 × 6.99 × 5.08 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.17
Geography: 
Made in Ivory Coast
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Guro
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Sotheby's, New York, January 20, 1982, lot 142
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.