African Art

Currency Bracelet (Nitien)

19th century

Copper alloy and clay

3 x 8 x 9 in. (7.62 x 20.32 x 22.86 cm)
Gift of Jeanne A. Miller and Kathryn E. Culhane, B.S. 2015, in memory of Glenn H. and Mary A. Miller
2018.81.2
Culture: 
Kru
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Country Sinoe River region, Liberia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Monrovia, Liberia, to December 3, 1974; Mary A and Glenn H Miller; Jeanne A. Miller and Kathryn E. Culhane, to 2018; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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).

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.