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Egungun ceremonial dance costume
Egungun ceremonial dance costume
Date:
ca. 1930–1970
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Synthetic Fibers, Vinyl, Wood; Commerically Printed Cloth, Patchwork, Appliqué, Embroidery, Looping (mask), Applied Glass Mirrors, Metal Amulets, Coins, Shell Buttons)
Dimensions:
175.3 x 127 x 45.7 cm (69 x 50 x 18 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Yoruba People, Oyo Subgroup
Accession Number:
1998.31
Acquisition Date:
1998-06-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Volunteer Council Art Acquisition Fund

Exhibition History:

- From Three Continents: Textile Acquisitions 1996-2000
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05

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