Africa | Anthropomorphic face mask “kifwebe” from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood with black and white pigment
The Mask of Noh(Japanese traditional play)
Mask of a dignitary, Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke
From Woyo family living in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, I will introduce a mask that has been subjected to paint a magical.
Africa | 'Eluba or Emangungu' mask from the Bembe people of DR Congo | wood, matt patina, polychrome paint | Used at circumcision rites by the "butende bwa eluba" society. The eyes should remind on an owl, which is said to have close connections to the spirits of nature. The masks are attached to a costume of banana leaves and bark. They are worn by initiated boys while begging for food in the village during the seclusion period.
Africa | Kpélié mask from the Senufo people of the Ivory Coast | Wood
Congo Mask - It is carved wood with white pigment that has been painted in a bold striped design.