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African Art

Weaving Loom Pulley Surmounted by a Bird

19th to mid-20th century

Wood and fiber

8 1/4 × 4 1/8 × 1 7/8 in. (21 × 10.5 × 4.8 cm)
Gift of Robert Lee, B.A. 1957, M.A. 1959
2018.55.32
Geography: 
Burkina Faso
or Mali
or Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Sotheby's, New York, between 1964–69; Robert Lee, 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.