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African Art
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Mask

20th century

Wood with black stain

9 1/2 × 5 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (24.13 × 13.34 × 6.35 cm)
Gift of Thomas M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
1980.113.1
Geography: 
Liberia
or Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
possibly Dan
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn, 1954–1970
Thomas M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1980

Bibliography: 

The Linton Collection of African Sculpture, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1954), no. 26.

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.