African Art
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Shield

19th–20th century

Elephant hide and wood

13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 7 in. (34.29 x 34.29 x 17.78 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.206
Culture: 
Wurkun or Waja
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Country Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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.