About this artwork
A Yoruba diviner strikes a tapper against his tray to call the deity of fate, Orunmila, to the proceedings. This wooden tapper features an unusual upside-down design: a kneeling woman carrying a basket on top of her head and a baby strapped on her back.
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- Arts of Africa
- Tapper (Iroke Ifa)
- Wood, glass beads, and thread
- H. 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.)
- Gift of Richard Faletti, the Faletti Family Collection