- Museum number
Crown, chief's cap; made of cloth, glass beads; cone-shaped cap of cardboard? covered with cloth; outside of cone decorated with multicoloured geometric designs with raised face on either side near bottom rim; beadwork bird with fibre beak sewn on top of cone; multicoloured beadwork tassels sewn around bottom rim.
Height: 46 centimetres (excluding tassels)
Height: 136 centimetres
Width: 19 centimetres
Depth: 19 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1954
Composite headgear, stiffened cloth covered with coloured beads:- conical shape with a bird on the top and a face worked in beads on each side, a deep fringe of beads hangs from the brim.
Beaded crown (Ade) of Yoruba Obas.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2003, BM Room 5, Medicine Man: Henry Wellcome's Phantom Museum
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number