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African Art

Snuff Container

late 19th–early 20th century

Gourd, beads, fiber, and a button

8 1/2 × 3 in. (21.6 × 7.6 cm)
Gift of Ruth Goodale
2019.42.3
Geography: 
South Africa
Culture: 
Zulu
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Provenance: 

Ruth Goodale, Cromwell, Conn., inherited the pieces from her mother in law, Mabel Stuart Goodale, who was born in 1888; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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