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Female Figure (Akua ba)

19th–20th century

Wood

10 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (25.4 x 11.43 x 6.35 cm)
Gift of J Marshall Osborn for the Linton Collection
1984.123.14
Culture: 
Asante
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn, 1954–1970
J. Marshall Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1984

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.