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Female Twin figure (Ère Ìbejì)

early to mid-20th century

Wood, beads, cotton string

9 × 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (22.86 × 6.35 × 6.35 cm)
Gift of Yung Wang, M.Arch. 1961
2016.146.12
Geography: 
Country Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Yorùbá
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Most likely collected by the donor between 1973 to 1976 in Lagos, Nigeria
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.