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Creator: Nigeria, Kisi or Old Oyo Yoruba
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: Twin Commemorative Figure (Ere Ibeji)
Title Type: preferred
View: full view. also photographed as part of a set with 1982.1514
Creation Start Date: 1910
Creation End Date: 1950
Creation Date: Early/mid-20th century
Creation Place: Africa
Creation Place: Nigeria
Creation Place: West Africa
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Wood, beads, fiber, pigment
Dimensions: H: 10 in. (25.4 cm); W: 3 1/4 in. (8.25 cm); D: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1982.1513
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Deborah and Jeffrey Hammer
Subject Description: Standing female figure with elaborate coiffure, with blue pigment; and two bead necklaces; attached to base with incised herringbone pattern. Broad face with almond-shaped eyes and incised pupils; wide nose and lips; three incised lines in center of fore
AMICA ID: AIC_.1982.1513
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998
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