African Art
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Brooch in the shape of a butterfly, filigree

20th century

Gilt Silver

Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2010.124.4
Culture: 
Soninke, Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Country Mauritania
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 1998 in Dakar
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.