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African Art
Artist: Sogande

Female Ancestral Mask (Ndoli Jowi/Nòwo)

mid-20th century

Wood

14 1/8 × 9 × 10 in. (35.88 × 22.86 × 25.4 cm)
Gift of Loriann St. Jarre in loving memory of Lenny Kata
2013.129.2
Geography: 
Sierra Leone
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Mende, Sande association
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Leonard Kata (uncle of the donor). Gift of Loriann St. Jarre, Berlin, Conn., to Yale University Art Gallery, 2013

Bibliography: 

“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.