African Art
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Knife

20th century

iron or steel, silver, brass, copper, and possibly black plastic

1 1/8 x 1/2 x 10 3/8 in. (2.9 x 1.3 x 26.3 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2007.199.3
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Country Djenne, North Africa, Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 1970-1971 in Djenne, Mali
Donated to Yale University Art Gallery by Labelle Prussin in 2007.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 168.

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.