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African Art

Ring

early 21st century

Silver

1 × 7/8 × 1/4 in. (2.54 × 2.22 × 0.64 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2009.179.18
Geography: 
Country Laayoune, Western Sahara
Country Smarra, Western Sahara
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tuareg, Islamic
Period: 
21st century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 2006-2007 in Laayoune and/or Smarra, Western Sahara
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.