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African Art

Mask

early 20th century

Wood and metal

14 × 7 × 4 3/4 in. (35.56 × 17.78 × 12.07 cm)
Gift of James J. Ludwig, B.A. 1947
2011.22.9
Geography: 
Ghana
or geography Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Ligbi, Do association or Kulango
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

European collection, unknown dates
Mourtala Diop, unknown date–December 1, 1984
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.