Esther and NanambangWe were most affably greeted and given similar chairs, presented with a ram, and given beer. The Fon is wearing a blue denim tunic over a heavily embroidered Bali-type gown. Two ivory horns were sounded by two women - one called Esther, a princess, and one wearing a chaplet of white beads, evidently a Fon's wife. Yet another - also with a white bead chaplet - is serving him wine from a calabash with a raffia-palm leaf stopper.

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