Gelede Headdress (with Bird/Snake Superstructure), early 20th century

  • Yoruba, African

Wood and paint

  • Framed: Overall: 15 × 16 × 16 inches (38.1 × 40.6 × 40.6 cm)

Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon

2006.84

On View

  • African N100

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Yoruba
  • Wood
  • Paint
  • Headdress
  • Nigeria
  • Bird
  • Snakes

Provenance

Hon. Jack Faxon (Birmingham, Michigan, USA); 2006-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Yoruba, African, Gelede Headdress (with Bird/Snake Superstructure), early 20th century, wood and paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon, 2006.84.