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Musician’s Baton

late 20th century

Wood, abalone, silver, and filigree inlay

Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2009.179.12
Culture: 
Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Country Essouira, North Africa, Morocco
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin in 2002 in Morocco from a local gnaoua (musician) guitar player in Essaouira, Morocco who made the piece
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.