SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery will close to the public beginning Friday, October 16, 2020. Learn More

African Art

Weaving Loom Pulley Surmounted by a Kpelie Mask

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

6 in. (15.24 cm) with base: 6 1/2 × 3 5/8 × 2 in. (16.51 × 9.21 × 5.08 cm)
Gift of Robert Liebowitz
2011.237.4
Geography: 
Burkina Faso
Mali
Côte d’Ivoire
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ben Heller Collection, unknown dates
Gift of Robert Liebowitz to Yale University Art Gallery in 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 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.