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Diviner's Chain, early 20th century

  • Yoruba, African

Metal, ivory, and beads

  • Overall: 43 × 1 inches (109.2 × 2.5 cm)

Museum Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art Fund

2002.179

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Peter Michael Boyd (Seattle, Washington, USA)

2002-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Green, James. Bámigbóyè: A Master Sculptor of the Yorùbá Tradition. Exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, p. 44 (fig. 15 ill.), p. 221.

Yoruba, African, Diviner's Chain, early 20th century, metal, ivory, and beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art Fund, 2002.179.