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Africa | Chief's vest from the Grasslands, Cameroon | Cotton with glass beads | ca. 19th century

Africa | Chief's vest from the Grasslands, Cameroon | Cotton with glass beads | ca. 19th century

Tunic for Shango priest,  Possibly Baba Adesina family workshop, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria // Early 20th century Cotton, glass beads //  National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, museum purchase, 2003-8-1 Photograph by Franko Khoury

Tunic Possibly Baba Adesina family workshop Yoruba peoples, Nigeria Early century Cotton, glass beads National Museum of African Art - African Cosmos: Stellar Arts / Cosmic models

Africa | Embroidered tunic; cotton and wool | Bali, Cameroon | 20th century

Africa | Embroidered tunic; cotton and wool | Bali, Cameroon | 20th century

Africa | Beaded Skirt (Pikuran). Possibly the Kirdi culture Cameroon. Cotton, glass beads, shells | The geometric patterning on this skirt exemplifies the skill found in northern Cameroon. It typifies cashe-sexe jewelry worn by women of high social status for ceremonial occasions.

Africa | Beaded Skirt (Pikuran). Possibly the Kirdi culture Cameroon. Cotton, glass beads, shells | The geometric patterning on this skirt exemplifies the skill found in northern Cameroon. It typifies cashe-sexe jewelry worn by women of high social status for ceremonial occasions.

Africa | A man's ceremonial dance jacket with necklace, from the Tikar people of Cameroon | early 20th century | Glass beads sewn to plain weave cloth of plant fiber | This would have been worn with the elephant mask. The elephant mask, signified kingship and wealth and was worn by the powerful members of the Kuosi regulatory society, which included members of royalty, wealthy title holders, and ranking warriors of the Bandjoun kingdom of western Cameroon.

Africa | A man's ceremonial dance jacket with necklace, from the Tikar people of Cameroon | early 20th century | Glass beads sewn to plain weave cloth of plant fiber | This would have been worn with the elephant mask. The elephant mask, signified kingship and wealth and was worn by the powerful members of the Kuosi regulatory society, which included members of royalty, wealthy title holders, and ranking warriors of the Bandjoun kingdom of western Cameroon.

Africa | Ceremonial tunic from the Bamileke or Bamum people of the Grasslands of Cameroon | 1st half of the 20th century | Commercially produced cotton ground with cotton hand embroidery

Africa | Ceremonial tunic from the Bamileke or Bamum people of the Grasslands of Cameroon | 1st half of the 20th century | Commercially produced cotton ground with cotton hand embroidery

Africa | Female Royal Tunic; fabric and glass beads | Banjoun, Cameroon

Royal Tunics (Banjoun, Cameroon) [Female] Fabric, beads 25 in na - QCC Art Gallery

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Nzondoup Dance or Masquerade Ndop Tunic Bamum or Bamileke people Cameroon First half century Cotton, trade cloth, goat hair Strip weave, stitch resist dye Size: x

Africa | Male Royal Tunic; fabric and glass beads | Banjoun, Cameroon

Through the Eyes of Our Ancestors: African Art from the James and Marjorie L.

Africa | Cache sexe / apron from Cameroon | Glass beads, cowrie shells, brass rings, natural fiber

A Cameroon beadwork and cowrie shell rectangular cache sex, with four brass rings, wide.

Africa | Cache-sexe apron from the Kirdi people of the Mandara Mountains of Northern Cameroon or Chad | Cotton, glass beads and cowrie shells | ca. early 1900s | 300$

Africa | Cache-sexe apron from the Kirdi people of the Mandara Mountains of Northern Cameroon or Chad | Cotton, glass beads and cowrie shells | ca. early 1900s | 300$

Africa | Warrior's robe from the Dagomba people of Togo | Cotton; strip weave, warp striped.  Leather amulets, fur and snake skin | ca. 1902.

Togo Dagomba people warrior's robe of cotton, strip woven & warp striped, with fur, snake skin and leather amulets, ca

Yoruba Ekiti Hunter Tunic Nigeria Africa Museum Exhibit

This attire is endowed with charms that assists the ọdẹ; hunter in his hunting expedition.

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