Bàtà ìlèkè (beaded shoe)

Bàtà ìlèkè (beaded shoe)

Made By: Yoruba Cultural Group (Nigeria)

Culture: Yoruba
Date: 1800-1950
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (25.4 x 8.5 x 9.5 cm)
Classification: AFRICAN
Credit Line: Gift of Scott Alan Krol
Object number: 91.45.1.A
Descriptionsoles, interior bottom and around foot opening is leather; glas beads sewn on cloth, nails
Inscribed: no inscription
Terms
  • costume
  • shoe
  • clothing
  • beadwork
  • knot
  • West Africa
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