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Yoruba Beaded Crown with Birds from Raskin Collection

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This crown in the form of a hat is decorated with an elephant. It was intended to be used by a chief during ceremonies.

The Yoruba people are the largest nation in Africa with an art-producing tradition. Most of them live in southwest Nigeria, with considerable communities further west in the Republic of Benin and in Togo, in an area of forest and savanna. They are divided into approximately twenty separate subgroups, which were traditionally autonomous kingdoms. Now two-third of the Yoruba are farmers. Even if they live in the city, they keep a hut close to the fields; they grow corn, beans, cassava, yams, peanuts, coffee, and bananas. 

Exhibited at Fairleigh Dickinson University Library Madison NJ Nov 14 - 22, 2016

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Just finished acting as a prop in a major motion picture about P.T. Barnum. The film "Greatest Showman on Earth"  starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams will be released Dec 2017. 

Product Details:

  • Size: 14" x 14" x 10.5"
  • Shipping: $50.00
  • Material: Fabric, beads
  • Quantity: 1 available in stock
  • SKU: #R16Y7H1751

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