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African Art
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Headdress in the Form of a Human Head

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

14 1/2 × 7 in. (36.83 × 17.78 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.182
Geography: 
Country Nigeria
Country Cameroon
Culture: 
Ejagham
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

John Young, Honolulu, HI; SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, to 2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.