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African Art

Weight

late 16th century

Iron

3/16 × 3/16 × 5/16 in. (0.5 × 0.5 × 0.8 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2007.199.7
Geography: 
Country Djenne, Mali
Made in Morocco
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Islamic
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Acquired in Djenne, Mali by Profressor Raymond Mauny and given to Labelle Prussin 1970-1971; made in Morocco, but used in Djenne
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): 166.

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.