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Artifact Identification Crown   (1990.12.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Yoruba
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 90.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 22.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 16.4 cm
Weight 1361 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Glass, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Beaded, Sewing
Munsell Color Information Very Dark Purplish Red (10 RP 2/6) -ns Moderate Olive Green ( 7.5 GY 3/6) -ns Vivid Yellow ( 5 Y 8/14) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Thompson, R. Ferris. "[Yoruba King's crown]." in: Cole and Fraser. African Arts and Leadership. Photo: "21st Century Museum Visitors & Digital Museum Resources", 12/16/2005. Photo: Daily Illini, July 25, 2005, advertisement for Spurlock Museum. Photo: Explore the World Spurlock Museum, 2007.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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