AFRICAN BEADWORK

OF SPECIAL INTEREST

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Yoruba
Divination Object 1

DINKA
Vest 2


AUTHENTIC OBJECTS:
Tribal use and age




YORUBA
Ifa Diviner's
Panels

FULANI
Necklaces



YORUBA
Beaded Diviner's
Bags

KUBA
Hat 5

KAMBA
Beaded Apron 6

LELE
Mask 1




KUBA
Drum10

 NDEBELE
Beaded Aprons


Yoruba
Beaded
Object 62




FALI
Ritual Dolls

FULANI
Aprons

YORUBA
Divination Necklaces





BAMILEKE
Object 21

 BAMILEKE
Object 6

BAMILEKE
Object 18

YORUBA
Beaded Bell

TRADITIONAL FORMS:
Objects made for the art market


 
Yoruba
Beaded
Crown 73



YORUBA
Beaded
Sheaths



KUBA Ngaady
A Mwaaash
Masks
2


KIRDI
Beaded Aprons



YORUBA
Beaded Diviner's Bags



KUBA
Wristbands


YORUBA
Beaded Object 32

YORUBA
Divination Necklaces

YORUBA
Beaded Flywhisk 1




YORUBA
Wall of Sashes



YORUBA
Beaded Sashes 2



YORUBA

Beaded Sashes


YORUBA
Beaded Vests



KUBA
Beaded Belts 14 -24




KUBA
Headbands

KUBA
Beaded Belts 1-13


BAMILEKE
Object 23


YORUBA
Beaded Bracelets



PENDE
Misango Crowns


CURIOSITIES


WURKUN?
Object 4


 

The beaded objects below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

 

Yoruba
Beaded
Crowns

SOLD

Yoruba
Beaded
Crowns

SOLD

FON
Fetish 37

SOLD 


BALI
Elephant Mask 11
SOLD



YORUBA
Dance
Skirt 1 , SOLD

DOGON
Peul Masks. SOLD


YORUBA
Divination Necklaces

YORUBA
Dance Skirt 2
, SOLD




BAMILEKE
Object 21



BAMILEKE
Object 22
SOLD

BAMILEKE
Bushcow 6

SOLD




KUBA
Mwaash A Mboy
SOLD



KUBA
Bwoom Masks
SOLD

Beaded
Figure 1
SOLD

TURKANA
Beaded Belt

SOLD


BAMILEKE
Elephant Mask 19

SOLD

BAMILEKE
Elephant Mask 9
SOLD



BAMILEKE
Elephant Mask 11

SOLD


KUBA
Collar 2

SOLD

YORUBA
Beaded  Staffs

SOLD



BAMILEKE
Object 20
SOLD



YORUBA
Beaded Figure 31
SOLD

MAASAI
Gourds

SOLD

 

MAASAI
Capes

SOLD

LUBA
Diviner's Headdress 1

SOLD

 BAMILEKE
Object 4
SOLD


YORUBA
Beaded Containers
SOLD



BAMILEKE
Object 22
SOLD

BAMILEKE
Object 17
SOLD


BAMILEKE
Figure 5

SOLD

BAMILEKE
Bushcow 6

SOLD

BAMILEKE
Figure 6
SOLD

 

 

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

Beads were colorful, decorative and signs of wealth and status. Many African sacred and secular objects were embellished with elaborate images and symbolic designs created by small glass beads.

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