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African Art
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Female Figure

early 20th century

Wood

24 × 5 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (60.96 × 13.97 × 16.51 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1954.28.31
Geography: 
Made in Guinea Coast, Guinea
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Baga
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1954

Bibliography: 

David McCullough, “New Gallery Features African Art,” Yale Daily News (March 5, 1954), ill.

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.