African Art
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Circular pendant with leather necklace

19th–21st century

Silver and leather

Pendant: 3 × 2 3/4 × 1/2 in. (7.6 × 7 × 1.3 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2009.179.1
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Period: 
19th–21st century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Country North Africa, Niger
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin in the summer of 1974 in Tahua, Niger
Donated by Labelle Prussin to Yale University Art Gallery in 2009.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

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