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Koranic Prayer Beads

20th century

Ivory and string

8 in. (20.32 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2012.86.22
Geography: 
Country Guinea
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Given to Labelle Prussin 1969-1970 in Guinea by Imam of Labe
Donated by Labelle Prussin to Yale University Art Gallery in 2012

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