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African Art
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Doll with Front Braid

ca. 1960–70

Wood

9 3/4 × 2 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (24.77 × 5.72 × 8.26 cm)
Gift of Eli H. Newberger, B.A. 1962, M.D. 1966, and Dr. Carolyn Moore Newberger
2016.45.3
Geography: 
Country Burkina Faso
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mossi
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Acquired in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in 1969
Gift of Eli H. Newberger and Dr. Carolyn Moore Newberger to Yale University Art Gallery in 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.