This is unique Old and unusual Gelede Hand Carved Female Wood Figure from the Yoruba Tribe of Nigeria. The female is one of the most pervasive motifs in African art. The Gelede cult pays homage to the power of elderly women. During Gelede festivities, statues and masks carved in the form of a human face and body. Gelede festivals celebrate woman and motherhood. These festivals are meant to honor the power and authority of females. The masks and statues are carved by the Yoruba men to celebrate Gelede performances that take place each year at the beginning of the agricultural season. This is a lovely female Gelede statue that would be a wonderful addition to your collection.
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18 Inches Tall
6.5 Inches Wide
6 Inches Deep
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