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ere ibeji (twin figure)
  • Yoruba peoples
  • ere ibeji (twin figure), mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • wood, cotton, carving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27.5 x 13 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 13/16 x 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, E4
  • 2007.2717
Label Text

The female figure is plainly carved, with small breasts. It is wearing a light brown, v-necked, sleeveless tunic. It has a mohawk-like hairstyle. The figure's arms are at the sides, not through the arm holes.