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Ere Ibeji


Artist Unknown (Yoruba)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ere Ibeji, Artist Unknown (Yoruba)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, beads, thread, metal
Size: 12 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/16 in. (32.1 x 11.4 x 10.3 cm) (including attached wood mount)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Yoruba, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: standing female figure with arms at sides; hair pointed topknot with 2 lobes; wearing strand of red and brown beads and strand of brown beads at neck and strand of yellow and black beads and strand of blue and black beads at waist
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 98.209.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009