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Woolen Blanket (Kaasa)

mid-20th century

Hand woven wool

93 × 48 in. (236.22 × 121.92 cm)
Gift of Yung Wang, M.Arch. 1961
2016.146.8
Geography: 
Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Fulbe
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Bought by donor in Lagos 1973 to 1976 on Bar Beach at the end of Kuramo Waters from boy vendors
Gift of Yung G. Wang to Yale University Art Gallery in 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.