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African Art

Weaving Loom Pulley Surmounted by a Birds Head

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood and metal

8 in. (20.32 cm)
with base: 9 × 3 1/4 × 1 3/4 in. (22.86 × 8.26 × 4.45 cm)
Gift of Robert Liebowitz
2011.237.5
Geography: 
Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Guro
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.