Rare Igbo Maiden Spirit Dance Costume
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Rare Igbo Maiden Spirit Dance Costume

$5,000

In northern Nigeria, Igbo tribes host maiden spirit festivals, where men in colorful costumes perform women’s dances to entertain onlookers. Constructed from cloth, patchwork and applique, this starred and striped pattern is meant to mimic female body paintings, also known as uli.

• 69″W x 6.5″D x 76.5″H
• era: 20th century

To purchase this piece, please call our New York City showroom at (212) 924-0199.

SKU: VFZF-7 Category:
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Additional Information

Weight 2 lbs