X96.3.13 Beaded bottle container

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Beaded bottle container
Yoruba peoples
Glass bottle, glass beads, plant fiber, quill, thread, cotton cloth, string
H: 33 cm, D: 11 cm, W: 11 cm (H: 12.9 in, D: 4.3 in, W: 4.3 in)
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Museum Purchase. X96.3.13


Composition of crown with birds at top, faces (?) at sides, and zigzag pattern.

Source: Drewal, H., Mason, J. (1998). “Beads, Body, and Soul – Art and Light in the Yoruba Universe”, Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. page 226