Yoruba Beaded Sash - Nigeria - Camel (09)


These inventive and meticulous beaded sashes are symbols of the owners spiritual position and are worn in public ceremonies by the Ifa Priestesses.  Produced by hand using thousands of tiny glass beads the same beads used in the Yoruba Royal chairs and Royal Crowns, take many weeks to create.  The beads are intricately placed onto Ashoke cloth.  
They are usually designed with animal and geometric patterns.  

They can be hung on a wall as a piece of wall art or stood on their stand which comes with this piece. 

Size:  170cmH x 20cmW

 

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