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Yoruba beaded crowns

Ulli Beier

Yoruba beaded crowns

sacred regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku

by Ulli Beier

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Published by Ethnographica in association with the National Museum, Lagos in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.,
  • Benin.
    • Subjects:
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
    • Regalia (Insignia) -- Nigeria.,
    • Beadwork -- Nigeria.,
    • Beadwork -- Benin.,
    • Crowns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementUlli Beier.
      ContributionsNigeria. National Museum (Lagos)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.45.Y67 B45 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2788231M
      ISBN 100905788044
      LC Control Number83215080

      , Yoruba beaded crowns: sacred regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku / Ulli Beier Ethnographica in association with the National Museum, Lagos London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Books shelved as yoruba-religion: Voodoo, Hoodoo and Slave Magic by Stephen Ashley, City of Gods: Ilé-Ifè in Time, Space, and the Imagination by Jaco.

      Yoruba beaded crowns: sacred regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku, Ulli Beier. , Toronto Public Library. More editions of Yoruba Beaded Crowns: Sacred Regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku: Yoruba Beaded Crowns: Sacred Regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku: ISBN () Hardcover, Ethnographica Ltd.,

      Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought gods and the life force are all-pervasive. Naturalistic terracotta heads, beaded crowns, ceremonial staffs topped with stylized birds, and objects in ivory, bronze, stone and wood display rare artistry. Many of the pieces shown are best understood in a ritual context, provided by Drewal, an Price Range: $ - $ Ulli Beier, (Horst Ulrich Beier), German-born scholar (born J , Glowitz, Ger.—died April 3, , Sydney, Australia), brought a profound new understanding and appreciation of African art and literature as the founder () and coeditor (–68) of the Nigerian literary periodical Black Orpheus, which provided a previously unavailable outlet for creative writing by Africans and.


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Yoruba Beaded Crowns: Ade n la. Posted on Septem The Yoruba pay great reverence to their spiritual ancestors who possess the power to intercede with other spiritual forces, and, therefore to affect daily life. The ancestors of the ruler are particularly important.

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- Africa | Yoruba Beaded Crown. Nigeria | Traditionally, Yoruba crowns were worn by the king, or Oba, in public ceremonies.

They were embellished with symbolic designs. Beads were signs of wealth and status. - This Pin was discovered Yoruba beaded crowns book Georgina Bell.

Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Crowns are called orisha (deity) and is the object of care and veneration by a woman at court. It was either of the orishas Olokun (god of the sea) or Obalufon that gave humans the gift of beads.

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Oba means ruler in the Yoruba and Bini languages of West in Yorubaland, a region which is in the Yoruba beaded crowns book republics of Benin, Nigeria and Togo, make use of it as a pre-nominal es of Yoruba bearers include Oba Adeyemi of Oyo, Oba Ogunwusi of Ile-Ife and Oba Akiolu of example of a Bini bearer is Oba Ewuare II of Benin.

The title is distinct from that of Oloye. The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly Nigeria and Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total. The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 16% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language, which is Benin: million.

Beaded Crown (Ade) of Onijagbo Obasoro Alowolodu, Ògògà of Ikẹ́rẹ́ This beaded crown is the ultimate symbol of Yoruba kingship. Although the Yoruba have a long history of glassmaking, the beads used to make this crown would have been imported from the British in the late nineteenth century.

Beaded Crown (Ade) of Onijagbo. Yoruban beadwork has been incorporated into many ceremonial items including beaded belts and sashes, beaded headdresses and crowns, accessories such as bags and knife cases, and beaded foot cushions for royalty and other traditional leaders such as shamans.

Popular decorative motifs on these items include human faces, birds, animals, and flowers. Sixteen colorful beaded birds surround the king's crown. These birds signify a divine force called áshe (ah-SHE)—the power to make things happen—which only the highest Yoruba men and women possess.

The birds connote the áshe of the king and of a group of elderly women called "the mothers" who support him. 1 The mothers' special power. Yoruba beaded crowns: sacred regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku / Ulli Beier.

Format Book Published London: Ethnographica, in association with the National Museum, Lagos, Description p., [4] p. of plates: ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 23 cm. Other titles Sacred regalia of the Olokuku of Okuku.

Uniform series. Yoruba beadwork pays homage to gods and spirits as well as tribal kings. Ornately decorated towering crowns for Yoruba kings in Nigeria. Diviners’ panels, beaded. Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E.

Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub. Yoruba Beaded Art/Black History: Designs, Repetition, Rhythms and Movement Lesson Unit: Introduction The goal of The Bead Museum Education and Community Outreach Program is to present exhibitions and instruction that facilitate participants' understanding of the symbolic meaning and function of beads in diverse cultural contexts.

The Yoruba people in Western Africa make use of beads that are made of different material for the creation of crowns, bracelets, flywhisks, thrones and other ceremonial objects designated for their rulers.

The simplest beads are traded by the weight and are known as pound-beads. Most of the crowns have veils, which are shown on Beaded crowns of yoruba kings individual pages, along with the type of lining and any necessary condition reports. The birds on the very top of most of the crowns have an extension of wood or metal that inserts into a hole on the top of the crown.

The Yoruba artist: new theoretical perspectives on African arts elaborate beaded crowns, wood and ivory carvings, embroidered textiles, jewelry, and architectural works." "With twenty-seven color reproductions and eighty-one photographs - many published for the first time - accompanying essays by eighteen of the world's foremost Yoruba Pages: A large ethnic group residing primarily in southwest Nigeria, Benin, and Togo, the Yoruba believe that an oba, or ruler, is invested with earthly status and spiritualbeaded crowns such as this suggest both aspects of the oba’s identity as well as his ability to mediate between the worlds of the seen (aye) and the unseen (orun).

Background Information. For Yoruba peoples of West Africa and practitioners elsewhere, ase—the power to bring things to pass—inheres within certain people and (pronounced ah-shay) is the divine life force that is present in the beaded crowns made for Yoruba kings in Africa to honor the orisa, or deities, and exists in ritual articles made and worn by followers of Yoruba.

In his page book titled ”Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation Their kings have, from very long past, worn costly beaded crowns and wielded royal scepters. No one remembers the time.Their kings have, from very long past, worn costly beaded crowns and wielded royal scepters.

No one remembers the time when the Yoruba people have not worn clothes. Their character of dignity and integrity is an ancient one. In reality, the Yoruba claim to be descendants of a great ancestor. There is no doubt at all that they have been a great.A beaded crown from the Yoruba people in Nigeria and Benin.

This piece features a round headband with a prism-shaped crown. The piece is beaded with dark blue, turquoise, red and white seed beads in diamond and cross patterns. Beaded balls and hanging strands accent the edges of the crown.