I literally fell off my chair when I saw this! How beautiful the crown of Yemaya! It is amazingly inlaid with brass beads, shells, and glass fish beads. This is an wonderful piece to add to any shrine of Yemaya, although it is rather expensive quite worth it!
Mwaash aMbooy mask of the Kuba people, Lulua Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Made of painted parchment, decorated with cowrie shells, beads, and human hair. Artist unknown; late 19th/early 20th century. Now in the Brooklyn Museum. Photo credit: Brooklyn Museum.