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Yoruba Crown

These elaborately decorated beadwork crowns are worn by chiefs on ceremonial occasions where it is believed they aid him in taking on supernatural abilities.

The crowns frequently have a fringe of beads that hang over the wearers face. This creates a veil that is believed to screen those viewing the proceedings from the overwhelming glory of the chief in this godlike aspect.

Sourcing difficulty: 1 = very easy to find, 5 = very rare 4
Dimensions 300 - 500mm (H)
Material Beads
Finish
Country of origin Nigeria
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All products sourced and sold by Amatuli Trading Store are original, unique and handmade. No two items are exactly the same and because of this, variations in colour, size and condition may occur.

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