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African Art

Backpiece

19th century

Brass

6 × 6 × 2 in. (15.24 × 15.24 × 5.08 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2012.86.37
Geography: 
Made in Kenya
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Borana
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin in 1986-1987 in Kenya
Donated by Labelle Prussin to Yale University Art Gallery in 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.