1969.15.0002 (Carving)

1969.15.0002 (Carving) image

Yoruba Ibeji dolls. Laterally compressed to acute ridge from top of forehead to back of neck; prominent facial features, 3 vertical gashes on each cheek; female with very prominent breasts. Posture of both leaning slightly forward. Colored with brown to reddish-brown chalky paint, shiny in various places. a. Male. b. Female.