Crown, early 20th century


Glass beads, cottonexpand_more

Gift of Myron Kuninexpand_more  92.37

Not on Viewexpand_more

The Obas, or kings, of the Yoruba wear beaded caps (orikobofo) on informal occasions and for certain public ceremonies. This example is modeled on a European crown but also displays the Yoruba royal bird (okin).

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