IJO HEADDRESSES ARCHIVES, Nigeria

The Ijo headdresses below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.

For unsold Ijo headdresses  GO TO IJO HEADDRESSES PAGE


 IJO Headdress 1
49" long x 8.5" wide
SOLD


  IJO Headdress 3
36.5" long x 12" wide
SOLD



 

 IJO Headdress 5
30" long x 11.5" wide
SOLD

 IJO Headdress 8
25" long x 7" wide
SOLD

  IJO Headdress 13
32" long x 14" wide
SOLD

 

 

 IJO Headdress 14
36" long x 8.5" wide
SOLD


 


 IJO Headdress 12
16" long x 5" wide
SOLD

 IJO Headdress 2
20.5" long x 10" wide
SOLD

 IJO Headdress 4
26.5"  long x 12.5" high
SOLD



  IJO Headdress 11
31.5" high x 6" high
SOLD


 IJO Headdress 10
38" long x 5.5" high
SOLD


IJO Headdress 15
19.5" long x 5.5" wide
SOLD

 IJO Headdress 9
32" long x 5" wide
SOLD

 

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

IJO, HEADDRESSES, Nigeria

These headdresess have been vetted as authentic, most with signs of use and age.

The horizontal headdresses worn by the Ijo (or Ijaw) people are some of the rarest in Africa. They are used duriung water-spirit festivals prior to the rainy season and often depict aspects of marine life: fish, aquatic fantasy creatures and occasionally boats.

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