Africa | Adire cloth from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | ca. 1950s | Cotton; indigo resist

Africa ~ Adire cloth from the Yoruba people of Nigeria ~ ~ Cotton, indigo resist

Africa | Tunic from the Yoruba people of Nigeria (probably Efon Alaiye beading compound) | Cotton, burlap, glass beads, coconut shell | 20th ceentury

Africa Tunic from the Yoruba people of Nigeria (probably Efon Alaiye beading compound) Cotton, burlap, glass beads, coconut shell ceentury

Africa | Vest (front and back) from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Intricately decorated with glass beads and cowrie shells. | © Tim Hamill

Vest (front and back) from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Intricately decorated with glass beads and cowrie shells.

Africa | Royal tunic from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Glass and stone beads (including jasper beads), fabric and thread | ca. Late 19th to early 20th century

royal tunic, Yoruba people of Nigeria glass & stone beads, fabric, thread

Africa | Tunic from the Yoruba people of Nigeria; Possibly Baba Adesina family workshop | Cotton and glass beads | Early 20th century //

Tunic Possibly Baba Adesina family workshop Yoruba peoples, Nigeria Early century Cotton, glass beads National Museum of African Art - African Cosmos: Stellar Arts / Cosmic models

Yoruba Female (12th–15th century)  Geography: Nigeria, Ife  Culture: Yoruba peoples.   Medium: Terracotta, 21.6 x 13.3 cm

Ife Terracotta heads from the Oyo Kingdom, Nigeria (the bronze sculptures were made by men, the terracotta sculptures - like this head - were made by women)

Africa | Royal bowl ~ ' Agere Ifa' ~ from the Yoruba people from the Egba region of southwestern Yorubaland, probably in the area of Abeokuta, Nigeria | ca. prior to 1868

Africa - Royal bowl - ' Agere Ifa' - from the Yoruba people from the Egba region of southwestern Yorubaland, probably in the area of Abeokuta, Nigeria - ca. prior to

Africa | A Shaman's necklace from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | 20th century.

For Ceremony and Ritual Object Name: Shaman's Necklace Place Made: Africa: West Africa, Nigeria People: Yoruba Period: century Date:

Africa | Glass bead embroidered cloth; five panels of velvet sewn together and embroidered with multicolured glass beads chevron pattern. | Yoruba people, Nigeria | Height 109 cm / 43 inch || 24,000€ ~ sold Sept '07

Five panels of velvet sewn together and embroidered with multicolured glass beads in a chevron pattern, Yoruba people, Nigeria.

Africa | Wrapper from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | 20th century

Black and white lines, Nigerian textile wrapper at the Textile Museum of Canada

Africa | Adire Eleko from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. | Circa 1960 | Cotton

Detail, Adire Eleko textile from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Cotton, resist-paste of cassava flour. via Sarajo

Gelede Masqueraders. Yoruba people, Nigeria. 20th century | ©unknown.

Autor: Huet Michel - Laude Jean - Paudrat Jean-louis Título: The Dance, Art, and Ritual of Africa Editora: Pantheon Books Ano: 1978 .

Africa | Beaded chairs from the Yoruba people of Nigeria  | Chair frame, fabric embroidered with glass beads |  ca. mid to late 20th century

Africa - Beaded chairs from the Yoruba people of Nigeria - Chair frame, fabric embroidered with glass beads - ca.

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