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African Art

Embroidered Bodice

20th century

Cloth and embroidery thread

framed: 24 × 36 in. (61 × 91.4 cm)
Gift of Deborah Volberg Pagnotta and Dr. Rachel Volberg in honor of Professor Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973, our tough, brilliant mother
2019.110.12
Geography: 
Mali
Culture: 
Jenne-Jeno
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Labelle Prussin, Pomona, New York; Deborah Volberg Pagnotta, Yorktown Heights, NY and Dr. Rachel Volberg, Northampton, MA; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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