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Fly Whisk

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood, hair, cotton cloth, gold leaf, and thread

14 x 4 x 4 in. (35.56 x 10.16 x 10.16 cm)
Gift of Mr. Bruce Heitler, B.A.1967, J.D.1972
1993.33.2
Culture: 
Akan
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Country Guinea Coast, Ghana
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Gift of Mr. Bruce Heitler to Yale University Art Gallery, 1993

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.