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Figure3406/2
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Bright green plastic doll, in the form of a female with short hair, wearing a knee-length dress with short sleeves and a ruffled collar. Dress is belted at the waist, with a bow tied at the back centre. Dress has a row of buttons running down the back, from the collar to the belt. Figure has a necklace with large heart-shaped pendant. Doll is holding a toy bear in her right arm, with her left arm straight along her side. Wearing knee-length socks, with a square pattern, and plain shoes. The piece is hollow and was moulded, the centre seam is visible along all sides. Hole in top centre of head, with a black plastic plug.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
plastic
Made in
Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Figure3406/1
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Bright green plastic doll, in the form of a female with short hair, wearing a knee-length dress with short sleeves and a ruffled collar. Dress is belted at the waist, with a bow tied at the back centre. Dress has a row of buttons running down the back, from the collar to the belt. Figure has a necklace with large heart-shaped pendant. Doll is holding a toy bear in her right arm, with her left arm straight along her side. Wearing knee-length socks, with a square pattern, and plain shoes. The piece is hollow and was moulded, the centre seam is visible along all sides. Hole in top centre of head, with a black plastic plug.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
plastic
Made in
Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Comb3446/1
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Comb with sixteen teeth carved from ebony wood. Teeth attach to semi-circular body of comb that extends into a cylindrical handle. Top of handle carved into head of snake-like creature. Animal has two ivory(?) eyes inlaid into it, with black inset pupils. Linear designs incised throughout body and handle.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
ebony wood and ivory ?
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Thorn Carving3446/4
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Thorn carving depicting a group of people at a market. Figures adhered to rectangular particle board base. Figures are wearing various outfits including dresses, hats, pants, skirts and short sleeved shirts. Four women have babies strapped to their waists. There are two rows of three tables in the scene, each with a vendor and customer. All vendors are sitting on cylindrical stools. Three vendors are selling food, one is selling pottery, one is selling textiles and one is selling(?) combs. The textile vendor has a sewing machine and is in the process of making a white and blue striped cotton cloth. The comb vendor(?) is brushing the hair of a kneeling figure. There is a small bowl to the right of them. Base, figure outfits, five vendor tables tops and half of the food are light yellow-brown. Figures, stools, pots, sewing machine, one table top, all table bases, combs, bowl and half of food are dark brown. Donor initials on base.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
atum thorn, egun thorn, wood, adhesive and cotton fibre
Made in
Ibadan, Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Thorn Carving3446/3
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Thorn carving depicting a group of eight musicians. Figures adhered to square particle board base. All are sitting in a circle on cylindrical stools, facing one another. All figures are wearing long, short-sleeved tunics. Figures in corners wearing hats. Four figures are playing different types of drums, two by hand and two with sticks. Drum in bottom left corner has a white and yellow cloth strap and is being played with one curved stick. Other figures are playing a stringed instrument, horn, pot(?) and wood block instrument. Stools, figure outfits, horn, pot(?), drum heads, sticks and square base are light yellow-brown. Figures, the shells of the drums and wood block are dark brown. Donor initials on base.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
atum thorn, egun thorn, adhesive, cotton fibre and wood
Made in
Ibadan, Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Figure3343/13
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Standing wood figure, (ibeji) with headdress, on circular base. Nude female stands upright with arms connected to waist. Flat stomach below pointed breasts. Has pronounced belly button, buttocks and genitalia. Above genitalia triangles are carved. Figure wearing necklace with triangle pendant. Triangle has diamond pattern and is carved in high relief, hanging below neck on back. Eyes have thick lashes and a nail in their centre. Three vertical lines carved underneath each eye. Four horizontal lines carved next to open mouth. Ears flat against head. Tall cone-shaped headdress circled with horizontal lines and split into four sections with vertical bands. Bands at the front and back have triangles carved into them, bands on left and right are plain lines. Circular pedestal has an alternating triangle pattern carved along sides.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
wood and metal
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Figure3343/14
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Standing wood figure, (ibeji) with headdress, on circular base. Nude female stands upright with arms connected to waist. Flat stomach below pointed breasts. Has pronounced belly button, buttocks and genitalia. Above genitalia diagonal lines are carved. Triangle carved in high relief on back, beneath neck. Eyes have thick lashes and a nail in their centre. Three vertical lines carved underneath each eye. Four horizontal lines carved next to open mouth. Ears flat against head. Tall cone-shaped headdress circled with horizontal lines and split into four sections with vertical bands. Circular pedestal has an alternating triangle pattern carved along sides. Hole drilled into back of pedestal.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
wood and metal
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Thorn Carving3326/33
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Thorn carving depicting a canoe full of people and goods. Ten figures are shown seated in the canoe. At the prow are a few large bundles and a person wearing a large hat paddling. Through the middle of the canoe are people seated in pairs with small jars and bundles around them. At the stern another person is paddling.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
atum thorn, egun thorn, adhesive and wood
Made in
Ibadan, Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Thorn Carving3326/31
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Thorn carving depicting a firing squad execution scene (part a). Figures adhered to a rectangular particle board base. Along one edge are four military figures in army fatigues (layered wood chips) armed with large guns - one figure detached and detached head. Opposite are four condemned figures who are each tied to a post and blindfolded. Inscription on base.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
atum thorn, egun thorn, adhesive, wood and fibre
Made in
Ibadan, Nigeria ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Thorn Carving3326/34
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Thorn carving depicting a person worshipping a large carved face with a dish and bowl nearby. The person is shown on their knees, bowing down with hands held in prayer. Figure adhered to a rectangular pressed board base with a stamp on the bottom: "Isaac [illegible] Ibadan".

Culture
Yoruba
Material
atum thorn, egun thorn, adhesive and wood
Made in
Ibadan, Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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