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ID number:  BIRRC-D0272(2)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Ona, Thomas (c. 1900-1960)
Title / Object name:  Twin figures (ibeji)
Object type:  Sculpture
Place made:  Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Materials:  Wood
Measurements:  (1) 17 cm (2) 16 cm

(1) Male with triangular loincloth.
(2) Female with straight skirt. With touches of black and white.
Both figures have the word IBEGI carved in raised letters on the base. Purchased in Lagos from the carver Thomas ONA of Ijebu Ode. Late 1930s.

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