Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: El Anatsui, Ghanian, active in Nigeria, born 1944

Society Woman’s Cloth (Gold)

2006

Aluminum bottle caps and copper wire

396.24 x 665.48 cm (156 x 262 in.)
Gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971, in honor of Robert Farris Thompson, B.A. 1955, M.A. 1961, Ph.D. 1965
2018.115.1
Culture: 
Ghanian
Period: 
21st century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

purchased from Jack Shainman Gallery

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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