Earring, between 1950 and 1980

  • Fulani, African

Gold and thread

  • Framed: Overall (each): 3 1/2 × 4 × 2 1/4 inches (8.9 × 10.2 × 5.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art

78.23

On View

  • African N100

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Crescents (shapes)
  • Fulani
  • Incising
  • Thread
  • Gold
  • Earring

Provenance

Hamadou Yattasaye (Mopti, Mali). 1978-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit Free Press, April 26, 1981, p. 2 (ill.).

Rights Status

Fulani, African, Earring, between 1950 and 1980, gold and thread. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art, 78.23.