YORUBA GELEDE HEADDRESSES 1

The Gelede mask below has been vetted as authentic, with evidence of significant age and use.



YORUBA
Gelede 49
10" high
$6,500

The Gelede masks below have been vetted as authentic, with some age and evidence of use.

 

YORUBA
Gelede 43
10" - 19" high
$1,000

Yoruba
Gelede 42
11" high
$2000

The Gelede masks below have all been vetted as authentic, made for tribal use.



Yoruba
Gelede 2

12" high
$700
 

Yoruba
Gelede 3
11.5" high
$600
 

Yoruba
Gelede 5

14" high
$800
 

Yoruba
Gelede 7

15.5" high
$900



Yoruba
Gelede 20
12" high
$700


YORUBA
Gelede 44
14.5" high
$800

YORUBA
Gelede 46
14.5" high
$700

YORUBA
Gelede 47
12.5" high
$800

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

YORUBA GELEDE HEADDRESSES

Gelede, a male association, uses the aesthetic power of sculpture, costume, song and dance to placate and please women, who have special spiritual power. Often with elaborate superstructures, the headdresses appear as identical pairs in the dances.

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