Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

King’s shoes (bata ileke)
Early 20th century
Yoruba people, Nigeria
Textile, glass beads, leather, rubber
L: 28; W: 9 cm
Anonymous gift to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B02.0273(a-b)

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir