African Art

Headdress with a Female Head and an Animal Head

mid-20th century

Wood, metal, and pigment

14 3/4 × 9 × 8 1/2 in. (37.47 × 22.86 × 21.59 cm)
Gift of Loriann St. Jarre in loving memory of Lenny Kata
2013.129.3
Culture: 
Krio, Ode-Lay association
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Country Sierra Leone
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Leonard Kata (uncle of the donor), unknown dates
Gift of Loriann St. Jarre 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.