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Crown: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Date

2007-05-10

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The Obas, or kings, of the Yoruba wear beaded caps (orikobofo) on informal occasions and for certain public ceremonies. This example is modeled on a European crown but also displays the Yoruba royal bird (okin).
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: November 21, 2009