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Thorn Carving of Standing Figure with Necklace

mid-20th century

Thorns, pigment, glue, and string

4 7/8 × 1 3/4 × 2 1/16 in. (12.4 × 4.5 × 5.2 cm)
Gift of the Op Shop, Ashlar Village, Masonicare
2007.119.8
Geography: 
Yorubaland, Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Yorùbá
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Gift of the Op Shop, Ashlar Village, Masonicare, to Yale University Art Gallery, 2007

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 168.

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