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Yoruba Divination Bag (Apo Ifa) - Nigeria (#8733)

Price: $795.00





30" x 10.5" x 1.25"
The divination bag is comprised of a square form, with overlapping flap, stitched in multi-colored beads in the form of a face flanked by various geometric elements. The bag of Ifa (Apo Ifa) is used by a diviner (babalawo) to carry the set of 16 palm nuts (ikin), the divining chain (opele), & other ritual accessories. Ifa diviners were the only non-royal group to use beaded objects.

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