Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Twin Figure: Male with Garment (Ewu ileke Ibeji)

19th–20th century
Yoruba peoples
Wood, cowrie shells, cloth, glass beads, pigment, iron, tukula powder
H x W x D: 12 x 10 15/16 x 4 1/4 in. (30.5 x 27.7 x 10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.428a, b
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

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