Dance wand (Eshu)

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Dance wand (Eshu)

mid 20th century

wood, hide, cowrie shells, fiber, medicinal bundles, indigo

shells splayed, approx.: 13 x 18 x 18 in. (33 x 46 x 46 cm)

CREATION PLACE:

Southwestern Nigeria, Africa

CULTURE OR GROUP:

Yoruba

OBJECT NAME:

ceremonial staffs



CREDIT LINE:

Gift of Cecilia and Irwin Smiley

OBJECT NUMBER:

1985-32-5

IMAGE USE:

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LOCATION:

African Gallery

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Additional Image Shells and beads spread flat
Shells and beads spread flat
Additional Image 3/4 view, reverse
3/4 view, reverse

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