African Art

Pendant

19th century

Silver

1 1/2 x 1 x 1/4 in. (3.81 x 2.54 x 0.64 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2009.179.13
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Country North Africa, Mauritania
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 2004 in Mauritania
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.