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Beaded coronet (Orikobofo)

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Provenance

By 1980, purchased from a dealer in New York by Drs. James and Gladys Strain, New York; 2004, gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain

African, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Mid-20th century,

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 20.3 cm (8 1/2 x 8 in.) Lender accessory (stand): 12.2 x 16.5 cm (4 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2243

Medium or Technique

Glass beads, fiber, cloth

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads