African Art
Artist: Nana Obosu

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1945–50

Cloth and synthetic fiber

49 × 656 3/16 in. (124.45 × 1666.65 cm)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1995.53.1
Culture: 
Fante, Asafo Military Company
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Guinea Coast, Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Yale University Art Gallery from Omar Diakite in 1995

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 156, 157, ill.

Frederick John Lamp, “Hot Space, Cool Space: The Reinstallation of the African Art Collection in the Louis Kahn Building at Yale University,” African Arts 40 (Summer 2007): 40–41, fig. 6.

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.