Loom figure

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Object number: Z 25245

Description: Okeeke. Carved wooden figure of a man standing with knees bent, tending towards recent Yoruba carving styles. Used for holding rollers on the weaving loom.

Cultural sub-group: Yekhee

Town: Ijeba/Kukuruku/Uzebba

Measurements: 24 cm long, 9 cm long