Woman’s Head and Shoulder Mantle (Adghar)

early to mid-20th century

African Art

Not on view
Medium

Loose plain wool weave, subsequently tie-dyed

Dimensions

70 × 57 in. (177.8 × 144.78 cm)

Credit Line

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

Accession Number

2016.86.4

Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Purchased by Renate Anna Menzel (menzel Galerie Nordafrika), Austria, from antique dealers in Marrakech, 1996
Yale University Art Gallery purchased from Renate Anna Menzel (menzel Galerie Nordafrika) in 2016
Bibliography
  • Cynthia Becker, "Amazigh Woven Textiles at Yale: Visual Expressions of Berber Women's Creativity and Inventiveness," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2017), 40, fig. 6
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Additional information

Object/Work type

mantles, textile materials

Subject

women

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