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Helmet mask (Degele)

early 20th century

Wood

28 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 9 1/4 in. (72.39 × 23.5 × 23.5 cm)
Gift of James J. Ludwig, B.A. 1947
2011.22.2
Geography: 
Burkina Faso
or geography Mali
or geography Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Senufo, Pòrò association
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Sothebys New York, May 25, 1999, sale 7318, lot 181
Gift of James J. Ludwig to Yale University Art Gallery, 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 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.