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Saturday, January 18, 2014
Out of Africa
A beaded figure from the Bamileke Tribe, Cameroon, Africa. These type of statues are associated with royal ceremonies and represent the chief. The size and decoration symbolize the position of a person it the hierarchy and were often kept in the chiefs residences. This tribe is well known for their incredible abilities with beading and this little guy is a great 20th century example. 17"