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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Female Ancestral Mask (Ndoli Jowi/Nòwo)

late 19th to mid-20th century

Wood

17 x 8 x 10 in. (43.18 x 20.32 x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Charles D. Miller III, B.A. 1974
2011.38.7
Culture: 
Mende, Islamic
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Made in Sierra Leone
Made in Liberia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Gift of Charles D. Miller III to Yale University Art Gallery in 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Jock Reynolds, “Director’s Report,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2011): 16–17, 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.