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African Art
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Men’s Wrapper (Kente)

ca. 1940–62

Silk

92 × 132 in. (233.68 × 335.28 cm)
Gift of Dr. Rachel Volberg
2011.222.2
Geography: 
Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Asante
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Labelle Prussin purchased in 1962 in Bonwire, Ghana
Donated to Yale University Art Gallery by her daughter Dr. Rachel Volberg 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.