YORUBA BEADED CROWN 50, NIGERIA
Photographs © Tim Hamill
21" high (crown) 33" high (with veil) x 9" wide
Despite the quality of workmanship and the interesting and complex form, we believe that this crown was made to be sold.
The inside is lined with a simple black cotton cloth. There are a few missing strands on the veil.
The bird on the top of the crown has an extension that inserts into a hole on the top of the crown. It is removable. The crown was photographed on a simple, sectional black base as shown in the installation picture. It can be purchased for $25.
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