Yoruba / Crown (Ade) / Late 19th/mid-20th centuryYoruba
Crown (Ade)
Late 19th/mid-20th century

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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: African; West African; Nigerian
Creator Dates/Places: Africa, Nigeria//Africa, West Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Southern Ghana, Southern Nigeria, Togo (SL) Africa,West Africa,Nigeria
Creator Active Place: Africa,West Africa,Nigeria
Creator Name-CRT: Yoruba
Title: Crown (Ade)
Title Type: preferred
View: 3/4 view
Creation Start Date: 1875
Creation End Date: 1925
Creation Date: Late 19th/mid-20th century
Creation Place: Africa,West Africa,Nigeria,Ogun (state),Ijebu Ode
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Beadwork
Materials and Techniques: Glass beads, fabric, string, copper alloy
Dimensions: H: 40 1/2 in. (102.8 cm); D: 10 7/8 (27.6 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1994.314
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Cora Abrahamson Endowment
Rights: http://www.artic.edu/aic/rights/main.rights.html
Subject Description: Beaded conical crown with bead veil; mounted by figure of large bird, with several figures of birds throughout. Crown and figures composed of beads of various colors. Anthropomorphic face on front with bulging forehead and eyes; large nose; and small rectangular mouth. Front section of veil in net-like design of connected diamonds; remaining area composed of single strands of beads. Interlocking geometric designs in various color schemes throughout.
Context: Once owned by the Dagburewe of Idowa
AMICA ID: AIC_.1994.314
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

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