YORUBA EGUNGUN COSTUMES 2 ARCHIVES

These costumes have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.
For UNSOLD Yoruba Costumes GO TO EGUNGUN COSTUMES 2 PAGE

The costumes below have been vetted as authentic and old, with good evidence of age and use.

Egungun
Costume 12
76" high
SOLD

Egungun
Costume 13
70" high
SOLD

Egungun
Costume 14
77" high
SOLD



Egungun
Costume 26
33" high
SOLD

 



Photographs © Hamill Gallery

YORUBA EGUNGUN COSTUMES 2 ARCHIVES

The word Egungun refers to masking associated with honored male lineage ancestors. Egungun masquerades are performed throughout Yorubaland but the costune styles are extremely diverse as a result of both regional preferences and the fertile imagination of artists and patrons. Many Egungun costumes consist entirely of costly and extravagantly embellished cloth while others include carved headdresses.

--from African Shapes of the Sacred: Yoruba Religious Art by Carol Ann Lorenz, Senior Curator
Longyear Museum of Anthropology, Colgate University.

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