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Epa Mask:  Equestrian

Epa Mask: Equestrian

Adesina Family
Ekiti
Yoruba
Nigerian

Divination Container (Opon Igede Ifa)

Divination Container (Opon Igede Ifa)

Master Areogun
Nigerian
Yoruba
Ekiti

1880-1954

Calabash bowl

Calabash bowl

Ife/Yoruba

(Ere Ibeji)

(Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba

20th century

Adire Eleko ("resist pasted on")
Adire Eleko ("resist pasted on")

Adire Eleko ("resist pasted on")

Nigerian
Yoruba

20th century

Adire Eleko ("resist pasted on")
Adire Eleko ("resist pasted on")

Adire Eleko ("resist pasted on")

Nigerian
Yoruba

20th century

Adire Oniko (Stitched Resist Cloth)

Adire Oniko (Stitched Resist Cloth)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Etu

ca. 1940s

Adire Oniko (Stitched Resist Cloth)

Adire Oniko (Stitched Resist Cloth)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Culture of Origin Abeokuta

ca. 1970s

Antelope headdress: Agira Agbo

Antelope headdress: Agira Agbo

Nigerian
Yoruba
Ijebu

20th century

Cloth
Cloth

Cloth

Nigerian
Yoruba

20th century

Cloth (Adire Alabere)
Cloth (Adire Alabere)

Cloth (Adire Alabere)

Nigerian
Yoruba

early 20th century

Cloth (Adire-Eleko)
Cloth (Adire-Eleko)

Cloth (Adire-Eleko)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Cloth (Adire-Eleko)
Cloth (Adire-Eleko)

Cloth (Adire-Eleko)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Cloth (aso oke)
Cloth (aso oke)

Cloth (aso oke)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Cloth (aso oke)
Cloth (aso oke)

Cloth (aso oke)

Nigerian
Yoruba

mid-20th century

Cloth with Lizard (alangba)
Cloth with Lizard (alangba)

Cloth with Lizard (alangba)

Nigerian
Yoruba

early 20th century

Cloth with Proverbial Text
Cloth with Proverbial Text

Cloth with Proverbial Text

Nigerian
Yoruba

20th century

Commemorative twin figures (Awon Ere Ibeji)
Commemorative twin figures (Awon Ere Ibeji)

Commemorative twin figures (Awon Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Oyo
Ekiti

20th century

Container (Opon)

Container (Opon)

Nigerian
Yoruba

late 19th-early 20th century

Dancewand for Sango

Dancewand for Sango

Nigerian
Yoruba

Dancewand for Sango
Dancewand for Sango

Dancewand for Sango

Nigerian
Yoruba

Equestrian figure
Equestrian figure

Equestrian figure

Nigerian
Yoruba

Ere Ibeji (Twin figure)

Ere Ibeji (Twin figure)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Oyo
Ibadan

20th century

Ere Ibeji (Twin figure)

Ere Ibeji (Twin figure)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Ekiti
Efon-Alaye

1930s-1940s

Female figure (Olumeye)
Female figure (Olumeye)

Female figure (Olumeye)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Ekiti
Efon-Alaye

Figure (Ere Ebeji)
Figure (Ere Ebeji)

Figure (Ere Ebeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Figure (Ere Ibeji)
Figure (Ere Ibeji)

Figure (Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Figure (Ere Ibeji)
Figure (Ere Ibeji)

Figure (Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Figure for Esu
Figure for Esu

Figure for Esu

Nigerian
Yoruba

Fila (hat)

Fila (hat)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1990

Fila (hat)

Fila (hat)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1990

Fila (Hat)

Fila (Hat)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1990

Fila (Hat)

Fila (Hat)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1990

Headdress (Egungun)
Headdress (Egungun)

Headdress (Egungun)

Nigerian
Yoruba

Horse and Rider

Horse and Rider

Nigerian
Yoruba

House Post

House Post

Nigerian
Yoruba
Efon-Alaye

Ibeji Figure
Ibeji Figure

Ibeji Figure

Nigerian
Yoruba

Ifa Divination Tray
Ifa Divination Tray

Ifa Divination Tray

Nigerian
Yoruba

Ile Ori:  House of the Head

Ile Ori: House of the Head

Nigerian
Yoruba

1950s-1960s

Ile Ori:  House of the Head

Ile Ori: House of the Head

Nigerian
Yoruba

1950s-1960s

Man's  Agbada (Robe)

Man's Agbada (Robe)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Man's  hat

Man's hat

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Man's  pants

Man's pants

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Man's Agbada (robe) of Etu cloth

Man's Agbada (robe) of Etu cloth

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1940

Man's Robe of Honor (Agbada)

Man's Robe of Honor (Agbada)

Nigerian
Yoruba

20th century

mother and child
mother and child

mother and child

Nigerian
Owo Yoruba

Mother and child for Sango
Mother and child for Sango

Mother and child for Sango

Nigerian
Yoruba

19th century

Ram head pendant
Ram head pendant

Ram head pendant

Nigerian
Owo
Yoruba

Snake Puppet

Snake Puppet

Nigerian
Yoruba

Staff for Esu (Ogo Elegba)
Staff for Esu (Ogo Elegba)

Staff for Esu (Ogo Elegba)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Ekiti
Bamgboye of Odo-Owa

Standing Figure of Eshu
Standing Figure of Eshu

Standing Figure of Eshu

Nigerian
Yoruba

early 20th century

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Oyo
Ekiti

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Oyo
Ekiti

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Oyo

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Twin statuette (Ere Ibeji)

Nigerian
Yoruba
Oyo
Ekiti

Woman's Buba (Blouse)

Woman's Buba (Blouse)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Woman's Gele (Headtie)

Woman's Gele (Headtie)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Woman's Iborun (Shoulder Cloth)

Woman's Iborun (Shoulder Cloth)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Woman's Iro (Wrapper)

Woman's Iro (Wrapper)

Nigerian
Yoruba

ca. 1966

Epa Mask:  Oloko (Lord-of-the-Farm)
Epa Mask:  Oloko (Lord-of-the-Farm)

Epa Mask: Oloko (Lord-of-the-Farm)

Northern Ekiti
Yoruba
Nigerian

Gelede Mask: Female with Headtie
Gelede Mask: Female with Headtie

Gelede Mask: Female with Headtie

Southwestern Yoruba
Nigerian
Amosa Akapo
Igbe Quarter
Igbesa

early 20th century

Gelede Mask: Male with Skull Cap
Gelede Mask: Male with Skull Cap

Gelede Mask: Male with Skull Cap

Southwestern Yoruba
Nigerian
Amosa Akapo
Igbe Quarter
Igbesa

early 20th century

Ankle bell
Ankle bell

Ankle bell

Yoruba

Anklet
Anklet

Anklet

Yoruba

Anklet Rattles, (Iku)
Anklet Rattles, (Iku)

Anklet Rattles, (Iku)

Culture of Origin Yoruba
Benin Kingdom
Nigerian

19th - 20th century

Axe
Axe

Axe

Yoruba
Nigerian

Beads

Beads

Yoruba

Bell (Omo)
Bell (Omo)

Bell (Omo)

Yoruba

Calabash

Calabash

Yoruba

Calabash
Calabash

Calabash

Yoruba

Calabash
Calabash

Calabash

Yoruba

Cloth
Cloth

Cloth

Yoruba

Cloth

Cloth

Yoruba
Nigerian

Cloth
Cloth

Cloth

Yoruba

Cloth
Cloth

Cloth

Yoruba

Cloth
Cloth

Cloth

Yoruba

Cloth (aso oke imitation)
Cloth (aso oke imitation)

Cloth (aso oke imitation)

Yoruba

late 20th century

Cloth (aso oke)
Cloth (aso oke)

Cloth (aso oke)

Yoruba
Nigerian