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|Yoruba ile-ori (House of the Head), Nigeria
21-1/2" tall x 12" wide (54.6 cm tall)
cowrie shells, cloth, metal, vinyl, mirrors,
mid 20th century
An especially nice example of this type of object in my
opinion. I really love the depiction of the bird on the top of
it. One thing that might not be very noticeable at first
glance at the photos is that there's a small fetish bundle
attached on the inside of the top portion of it.