Master of Ikare. <em>Door (Ilekun)</em>, late 19th century. Iroko wood, 48 x 31 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (121.9 x 79.2 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1526. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1526_edited_SL1.jpg)

Door (Ilekun)

Artist:Master of IkareYorùbá

Medium: Iroko wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 48 x 31 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (121.9 x 79.2 x 3.2 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1526

Image: 22.1526_edited_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved wood door, divided into four horizontal bands, each with scene in bas relief. Band one- 7 mothers with children on back. Band 2- warlord flanked by two attendants, one of whom is a staffbearer. Band 3- two warriors holding net for hunting. Band 4- warriors with rifles sheathed. CONDITION: Good, top left corner lower than right.

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