African Art
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Female Ancestral Mask (Ndoli Jowi/Nòwo)

early to mid-20th century

Wood

14 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 10 in. (37.47 x 22.23 x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Charles D. Miller III, B.A. 1974
2011.38.8
Culture: 
Mende
Period: 
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).

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.