Cloth ("Couvetures du Segou")

early to mid-20th century

African Art

Not on view


Hand spun cotton


58 × 96 in. (147.3 × 243.8 cm)

Credit Line

The Heinz Family Fund

Accession Number



20th century


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 records is ongoing.



Art Market, probably Ghana; sold to Bubakar Dukrure (dealer), Accra, Ghana, by 2021 [see note 1]; sold to Duncan Clarke (Alfie’s Antiques Market), London 2021; sold through Emilie Irving (Xenomania), New York, to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2022

Note 1: Bubakare Dukrure bought it from one of his network of local dealers (email from Duncan Clarke to the Gallery, June 23, 2022, copy in curatorial file)
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