African Art

Woman’s Head and Shoulder Mantle (Adghar)

early to mid-20th century

Loose plain wool weave, subsequently tie-dyed

65 × 43 in. (165.1 × 109.22 cm)
Gift of Renate Anna Menzel
2016.57.1
Geography: 
Anti-Atlas, Morocco
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Ida ou Zedoutte, Berber
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Purchased by Renate Anna Menzel (menzel Galerie Nordafrika), Austria, from antique dealers in Marrakech, 1996
Gift of Renate Anna Menzel 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.