|Title||Yoruba Beaded Dance Skirt Nigeria African Art|
|Type of Object||Costume|
|Country of Origin||Nigeria|
|Materials||Glass beads, cloth, metal, vegetal materials|
|Approximate Age||20th century|
|Dimensions||Height: 64 Inches
Width: 26 Inches
|Damage/Repair||Very worn patina, dirt, missing beads, stains and rips|
Additional Information: A handmade African Yoruba beaded dance skirt. Among the Yoruba, beadwork is the province of the Ife diviner, something akin to a priest. In the complex beaded patterns symbol and abstract patterns interact in a play of color and design.
Recommended Reading:See Fagg's YORUBA BEADWORK.