Lot 209: A Yoruba beaded crown

A Yoruba beaded crown, Yoruba; Nigeria

A classical though Post-War Adenla, fully beaded with classical Yoruba faces and bird finial, the hanging strands of beads that would have surrounded the entire bottom of the crown and acted as a veil for the wearer, are missing. Good signs of use in a traditional context. H. 16"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Property of a New York collector of beadwork

Price Realized: $100

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