Tribal HeadDresses (26 results)

Yoruba Nigeria African Royal Beaded Headdress Crow...
Artisan
Metal, Fabric, Beads
West African hand beaded head dress crown from Yoruba, Nigeria. This artistic beautiful and functional art piece is covered with beads in ivory, red, blue, green, yellow and black colo...
Mid-20th Century Black Tribal Cassowary Feather He...
Unknown
Feathers
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century Cassowary feather headdress, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea This cassowary feather headdress is placed on a black metal frog, which wil...
Yoruba Tribal Male Figure, an Ibeji or Twin Figure...
Unknown
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Yoruba Tribal male figure, an Ibeji or twin figure, Nigeria, Africa, A finely carved Yoruba Male Ibeji figure with tall headdress, expressive eyes and heavy wea...
Nuo Gong and Nuo Mu Ancestor Sculptures Guizhou Pr...
Unknown
Wood, Paint
Nuo Gong and Nuo Mu Ancestor sculptures from Guizhou Province, China, 19th century or earlier. Offered by Bruce Hughes. Nuo Gong and Nuo Mu are the Father and the Mother of the Nuo Ce...
Polychrome Egungun Headdress, Yoruba People, Oyo, Nigeria circa 1940

Polychrome Egungun Headdress, Yoruba People, Oyo, ...
Wood
Polychrome Egungun Oyo headdress (ere egungun olode), Yoruba, Oyo State, Nigeria, circa 1930-1940, maybe earlier. The headdress is elaborately carved from one piece of wood and colored ...
Songye Luba Kifwebe Tribal Wood Mask, with White, ...
Unknown
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Songye Luba Kifwebe Tribal wood mask, with white, red and black Africa, Congo This early to mid-20th century dance mask shows great design, color and character f...
Bissau-Guinean Baga Serpent Headdress
Bissau-Guinean Baga Serpent Headdress
Steel, Wood, Paint
With sinuous curves and reptilian form, this large wooden carving represents the Baga Snake, or Bansonyi, a protective spirit that presides over male initiation rites of the Baga people...
Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 1950s

By Yoruba People
Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 19...
Yoruba People
Wood
Gelede festivals honor the creative and dangerous power of women elders, female ancestors and goddesses known as "our mothers". The Gelede headdress often consists of two parts, a lower...
Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 1950s

By Yoruba People
Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 19...
Yoruba People
Wood
Gelede festivals honor the creative and dangerous power of women elders, female ancestors and goddesses known as "our mothers". The Gelede headdress often consists of two parts, a lower...
Polychrome Wood Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 1940s

By Yoruba People
Polychrome Wood Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, N...
Yoruba People
Wood
Gelede festivals honour the creative and dangerous power of women elders, female ancestors and goddesses known as "our mothers". The Gelede headdress often consists of two parts, a lowe...
Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 1920s

By Yoruba People
Gelede Headdress, Yoruba People, Nigeria, circa 19...
Yoruba People
Wood
Gelede festivals honor the creative and dangerous power of women elders, female ancestors and goddesses known as "our mothers". The Gelede headdress often consists of two parts, a lower...
Stylish African Mask on Museum Stand Mount

Stylish African Mask on Museum Stand Mount
Hand carved Kifwebe mask from the Songye People, a Bantu ethnic group from the central Democratic Republic of Congo. Typical Kifwebe masks have a strong sculptural large headdress emb...
African Ceremonial Headdress

African Ceremonial Headdress
Beads
Beaded Yoruba African ceremonial beaded headdress having a removable head on its top with custom-made iron stand.
Fine Large Teke Figure

Fine Large Teke Figure
Wood
Early 20th century Democratic Republic of Congo. former Zaire Measures: High 50 cm. Provenance: Mr. Jean Delmas, France. The face with diagonal incised scarification and rectangular...
Nigeria Epa Helmit mask Africa tribal art
Nigeria Epa Helmit mask Africa tribal art
An Epa Helmet Mask, Nigeria, Africa. Fully carved mother and child; painted red and black with touches of white; Provenence: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis; The Eiteljorg Museu...
Senufo Kworo Headdress

Senufo Kworo Headdress
Wood
The Poro society of the Senufo people employs a diverse range of helmet masks and headdresses performed at initiation and funeral rites. Whereas the main responsibility of the Poro cast...
African Tribal Art Fine Yoruba Gelede Mask Headdress
African Tribal Art Fine Yoruba Gelede Mask Headdre...
Wood
A late 19th century Yoruba Gelede mask. A fine example of a male Gelede mask used in the Gelede masquerades, The Gelede masquerade is associated with the recognition of the power of ...
19th Century Tin Wedding Head Dress on Custom Stan...
Tin
19th c. Chinese wedding headdress in nickel and tin with circular applied decorations and dangling tassels. Custom iron stand.
African Tribal Art Fine Rare Pair of Yoruba Ibeji Figures
African Tribal Art Fine Rare Pair of Yoruba Ibeji ...
Wood
A fine rare pair of ere Ibeji figures from Ibarapa region Nigeria A pair of hard wood male Ibeji with facial and scarification with crown type headdresses Showing fine aged patin...
African Tribal Art Fine Pair of Yoruba Ibeji

African Tribal Art Fine Pair of Yoruba Ibeji
Wood
A fine pair of ere Ibeji figures from llorin region Nigeria. A very fine old pair of male and female Yoruba ibeji figures with beaded necklaces facial scarification and crown type head...
African Tribal Art Fine Pair of Yoruba Ibeji Figures
African Tribal Art Fine Pair of Yoruba Ibeji Figur...
Wood
A fine pair of ere Ibeji figures from llorin region Nigeria A impressive pair of hard wood female ibeji with facial and body scarification with crown type headdresses Showing fin...
Pre-Columbian Gold Dignitary Figure

By Pre-Columbian
Pre-Columbian Gold Dignitary Figure
Pre-Columbian
This pendant was most likely meant to represent a sort of portrait of the bearer, an important chieftain or "cacique." The depicted male figure wears a crown or headdress, necklace, bel...
Large Feather Headdress Kayapo on Cotton Frame
Large Feather Headdress Kayapo on Cotton Frame
Large feather headdress Kayapo on cotton frame from Kayapo-Mekra~gnoti tribal in Brazil-Rio Chiche South Eastern State of Para. Exceptional piece from a private collection between 19...
Decorative African Feather Headdress - JuJu Hat
Decorative African Feather Headdress - JuJu Hat
Decorative African Feather Headdress - JuJu Hat. Cameroon, from the Bamu Tribe 20th c This traditional Feather Headdress and colorful piece of Decorative African Heritage is worn b...
African Bobo Tribe Large 67" Antelope Tribal Wood, Pigment, Early 20th Century
African Bobo Tribe Large 67" Antelope Tribal Wood,...
Wood
A stunning 67in tall x 24 in W. Antelope African headdress mask in a wonderful hand-carved naturally aged wood, with amazing decorated red and black dark pigmented geometric patterned ...
Oro Efe Gelede Mask, Nigeria

Oro Efe Gelede Mask, Nigeria
Wood
The G?l?d? spectacle of the Yoruba is a public display by colorful masks which combines art and ritual dance to amuse, educate and inspire worship. Gelede celebrates “Mothers” (awon iya...