African Art
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Comb with Female Head

early 20th century

Wood

8 1/2 x 2 x 5/8 in. (21.59 x 5.08 x 1.59 cm)
Gift of Eli H. Newberger, B.A. 1962, M.D. 1966, and Carolyn Moore Newberger, Ed.D.
2012.68.2
Culture: 
Akan
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Geography: 
Country Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by the donor between 1967-1969
Gift of Eli H. Newberger and Carolyn Moore Newberger to Yale University Art Gallery in 2012

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.