Object title
Ayodele Built and performed by
Ashley Bryan Description
Bryan gave many of the figures featured in Ashley Bryan’s Puppets:  Making Something from Everything African names.  Ayodele means “joy comes home in the language of the Yoruba people from Nigeria.  The figure’s head consists of a skull, lobster claw and bone. The arms are made of animal ribs. Netting covers the brown robe and orange woven material is wrapped around the neck. Living Objects theme
Puppetry and Storytelling

Years created and used
Unknown Medium
Mixed media Type of puppet
Hand puppet Dimensions
Height: 30”
Width: 13”
Depth: 5”