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African Art

Pair of Earrings

20th century

Silver

Each: 2 × 1 3/4 × 1/2 in. (5.08 × 4.45 × 1.27 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2009.179.6
Geography: 
Country Niger
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin in the summer of 1974 in Niamey, 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).

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.