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Mask

19th to mid-20th century

Wood and pigment

12 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 8 in. (31.75 x 21.59 x 20.32 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art. Accepted by Director’s Letter 10/3/1960
1960.33.7
Culture: 
Yoruba, Gelede association
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1960

Bibliography: 

The Linton Collection of African Sculpture, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1954), no. 60.

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.