Ogoni "elu" mask - masks are worn by young men of the "ogoni" secret society. They were attached to a cone-shaped fibre and cloth cap. The corresponding costumes varied. The small caricatures represent different characters. In a funny or tragic way they illustrate oral traditions in stories and songs. H: 43 cm Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/all/search_ogoni/d100_11/#ixzz3dIPXGJno
Nigeria Yoruba people Magbo helmet mask for Oro association Artist Onabanjo of Itu Meko Creation date 1880-1920 Read on on website!