African Art
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Miniature Mask (Maa Go)

early 20th century

Wood

3 1/2 x 2 x 7 13/16 in. (8.89 x 5.08 x 19.812 cm)
Gift of Thomas M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art
2004.77.8
Culture: 
Dan
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Made in Guinea Coast, Liberia
Made in Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
James M. Osborn, 1954–1970
Thomas M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 2004

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 140.

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.