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Staff with Miniature Mask

early 20th century

Wood, cotton cloth, and cotton fiber

base+object: 12 x 11 x 10 in. (30.48 x 27.94 x 25.4 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.80
Culture: 
Loma
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Geography: 
Made in Guinea Coast, Liberia
Made in Guinea
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sulaiman Diane, New York, to 1971; Stanley Marcus, Dallas, from 1971; Sulaiman Daine repurchased from Stanley Marcus; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

Frederick John Lamp, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 117, ill.

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.