African Art
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Pair of Earrings

19th–20th century

Red and gold thread wrapped around a core

Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2010.124.1a-b
Culture: 
Fulbe, Islamic
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 1970-1971 in Djenne, Mali
Donated by Labelle Prussin to Yale University Art Gallery in 2010

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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.