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African Art

Mask (Kaogle)

19th–20th century

Wood and metal

8 3/4 × 6 × 3 1/4 in. (22.23 × 15.24 × 8.26 cm)
Gift of James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1975.126.3
Geography: 
Liberia
or Côte d’Ivoire
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Dan
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn (1906-1976), New Haven, Conn.; donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art

Bibliography: 

The Linton Collection of African Sculpture, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1954), no. 22.

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.