Ibeji

A female Ibeji with an unusual hairdo for a female figure from this area. The hair applied with Rekitts Blue. She has many scars on her face, and scars radiating down from the umbilicus. Blue tubular beads and blue and red striped beads decorate her neck.
Early 20th century
Ede Oyo State
cf. Ibeji. Mareidi & Gert Stoll, 1980. illus. 95
Ibeji. Chemeche, 2003. illus. 95
Ibeji. Fausto Polo and Jean David, 2001. illus. 660. 661

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