Yoruba artist
Nigeria, Owo
Ceremonial sword (Udamalore) and beaded scabbard (Ewu), 19th ‑ 20th century
Sword: iron, glass beads, cotton, raffia
Scabbard: glass beads, cotton, felt, raffia, copper alloy, wood, animal pelt
16 1/4 × 20 1/4 × 1 3/4 in. (41.3 × 51.4 × 4.4 cm.) (overall)
Purchased with funds from the Alice Speed Stoll Accessions Trust  2003.7.1 a,b