Vintage beaded mid-century Yoruba Diviners Sash in good condition. Measures 50” x 11” with beaded loop at the top for easy mounting/hanging. Gorgeous, ornate glass beads and cowry shells. Some may be missing, but no rips, tears or odors. See photos for details and condition.
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About: Among the Yoruba, beadwork is the province of the Ife diviner, someone akin to a priest. Beadwork pieces like this one were worn around the neck of the diviner. In the complex beaded patterns symbol and abstract patterns interact in a play of color and design.
Note: All BLK MKT Vintage inventory is vintage, "well-loved" and most times, with minor imperfections. Unless otherwise noted, items posted for sale are not reprints or reproductions. As with all vintage or antique items signs of wear and tear are to be expected; these include discoloration, fading and overall, patina. All items are described and pictured to demonstrate accurate condition. The provenance of some items is known and documented, while others have no accessible lineage. If there are any questions or concerns please email before purchasing as ALL SALES ARE FINAL & RETURNS ARE NOT ACCEPTED (with exceptions for extreme cases/misrepresentations).