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Female Mask

mid-20th century

Terracotta and pigment

9 × 9 1/2 × 6 in. (22.86 × 24.13 × 15.24 cm)
Gift of Alice Van Leuvan Hekster, M.M. 1959, in memory of her husband, Walter Hekster, M.M. 1963
2013.123.6
Geography: 
Tanzania
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Makonde
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Alice Van Leuvan Hekster (b.1934), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, New Haven, Conn.; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn, 2013

Bibliography: 

Ferry Herrebrush, een keuze uit de verzameling van Walter Hekster (Amsterdam: Ferry Herrebrush, 2012), n.p., ill.

“Acquisitions 2014,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2014_02.pdf (accessed December 1, 2014).

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.