Beadwork
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The Yourba tribe of Nigeria create some of the most beautiful beaded objects in the world. Hats, costumes and decorative figures are among the many pieces in this collection. The animal and mask designs play an important role in the history and beliefs of the Yoruba.

These intricately designed hats and costumes are worn by important chiefs of Yoruba kingdoms as a sign of his status in society.

     
 
There are 29 items available in the Gallery:

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Mali
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Dogon Tribe 2 items

Nigeria
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Yoruba Tribe 27 items

 
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