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Artist Unknown


about 1920

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
Crown, Artist Unknown
Crown: Gallery Label - Current
King's Crown (Adenla):
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Glass beads, leather, canvas, wicker
Size: L.15 (crown), L.15 (fringe) in.
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Yoruba culture, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: ritual beadwork with face and sixteen birds mounted on the crown; long fringe hangs from crown
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 76.29
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009