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The following text has been excerpted from the companion publication, which is divided into three sections: “Yorùbá Beadwork in Africa” by Henry John Drewal, “Yorùbá Beadwork in the Americas” by John Mason (with essays by Drewal and Pravina Shukla), and a catalogue of the African objects in the exhibition. Here, Drewal's introduction to African beadwork is followed by a selection from Mason's discussion.

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