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X70.665 Female Figure

 

Object Name: Female Figure
Place of Origin: Nigeria
Cultural Group: Yoruba peoples
Materials Used: Wood, glass, beads, coral, string, laundry bluing
Date: before 1960
Dimensions: H: 37.5 cm, W: 37.5, D: 11.4 cm (H: 14.7 in, W: 14.7 in, D: 4.4 in)
Credit line and Accession Number: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Ralph B. Lloyd Foundation. X70.665

Drewal, H., Mason, J. (1998). “Beads, Body, and Soul ‚Äì Art and Light in the Yoruba Universe”, Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. page 80

This fine sculpture from Abeokuta depicts a seated mother wearing bebe or lagidigaba beads about her waist.

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