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Wooden Yoruba Doll

Donor Name:
Miss Janet Stone  Search this
Collector:
Miss Janet Stone  Search this
Length:
21.5cm
Width:
6cm
Height:
1.5cm
Culture:
Yoruba  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
Nigeria, Africa
Accession Date:
1989-Jun-15
Collection Date:
1964
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361235
USNM Number:
E423516-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456554
Additional Online Media:

Female figures

Object Name:
ere ibeji
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, metal, pigment, cloth, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.7 x 45.7 x 8.3 cm (10 1/2 x 18 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Oyo State, Nigeria
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
bird  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Female use  Search this
twin  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
92-3-1
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_92-3-1

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