Ere ibeji cloak - 2010.45.35_1

2010.45.35_1

Ere ibeji cloak

Maker: Unidentified Yoruba artist
Medium:Fibre, cloth, glass beads
Geography: Nigeria
Date: before 1971
Dimensions:
20 x 21 cm
Object number: 2010.45.35
Credit Line: The Jack Lieber Collection of Yoruba Art.
Not on view
DescriptionMulti-coloured twin figure cloak with predominantly solid green and blue glass beads sewn atop and covering the entire surface of a cloth vest. There are three main designs on the front that consist of a series of interlocking curved diagonal lines. Such tunics were used to dress ibeji figures and display the twin's association with the god Shango.
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