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African Art
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Ring

late 20th century

Silver

7/8 × 7/8 × 1/8 in. (2.22 × 2.22 × 0.32 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2009.179.16
Geography: 
Laayoune, Western Sahara
or Smarra, North Africa, Western Sahara
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 2006-2007 in Laayoune and/or Smarra, Western Sahara
Donated to Yale University Art Gallery by Labelle Prussin in 2007.

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.