This textile, identified as a cape for the possession priest, has been vetted as being authentic with signs of use and age.
70" high x 82" wide
Dyed cotton with cowries, coins, bells and packages of magical substances.
An example can be seen in a photograph of a shango shrine on page 153 of Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought by Drewal, Pemberton and Abiodun.
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