Ritual Medicine Staff (Erinle), between 19th and 20th century

  • Yoruba, African

Brass

  • Overall: 48 3/4 × 3 × 4 inches (123.8 × 7.6 × 10.2 cm)

Gift of Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams

74.235

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Yoruba
  • Staff (walking stick)
  • Ritual objects
  • Brass
  • Bird

Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams

1975-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yoruba, African, Ritual Medicine Staff (Erinle), between 19th and 20th century, brass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Justice and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams, 74.235.