Ibeji

A beautiful female Ibeji. With a typical five point hairdo from this area. Having two rows of blue and red beads around her neck and a mixture of coloured beads around her waist. Including some ancient tiny pink beads. Carved with a forward sloping stance and with a heavy application of Tukula on the body. She has a lip plug and her hair is applied with Rekitts Blue.
19th century
Ede. (possibly by Abegunde of Ede)
cf. Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 95. 99. 102. 104
Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 93

Ibeji

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