YORUBA EGUNGUN COSTUMES 2

The costumes below have been vetted as authentic and old, with good evidence of age and use.

Egungun
Costume 12
76" high
$4,000

Egungun
Costume 13
70" high
$5,000

Egungun
Costume 14
77" high
$4,000


Egungun
Costume 17
70" high
$2,000

Egungun
Costume 23
67" high
$1,000

Egungun
Costume 16
64" high
$2,500

Egungun
Costume 19
70" high
$2,500

Egungun
Costume 20
62" high
$2,000



Egungun
Costume 22
74" high
$2,500


Egungun
Costume 25
44" high
$1,500


Egungun
Costume 26
33" high
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

YORUBA EGUNGUN COSTUMES 2

The word Egungun refers to masking associated with honored male lineage ancestors. Egungun masquerades are performed throughout Yorubaland but the costune styles are extremely diverse as a result of both regional preferences and the fertile imagination of artists and patrons. Many Egungun costumes consist entirely of costly and extravagantly embellished cloth while others include carved headdresses.

--from African Shapes of the Sacred: Yoruba Religious Art by Carol Ann Lorenz, Senior Curator
Longyear Museum of Anthropology, Colgate University.

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