Mask (Pumbu). Pende people, Democratic Republic of Congo, 20th century.
West African Masks | UW-Parkside Galleries Overview for Spring Semester 2012 |
Africa | "Ngady amwaash" mask fro the Kuba people of DR Congo | 19th - 20th century | Wood, paint, cloth, cowrie shells, glass beads, string
A Kuba/Kete mask Democratic Republic of Congo, of classical form, the powerful mask carved with overall geometricized features and extensive polychromy, depicting classical motifs; a fiber cap to the apex with attached plumage. height 12in (excluding attachments)
Africa | 'Kifwebe' mask from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin and pigment | This is a female 'kikashi' form of the mask
Songye helmet mask
KUBA MASKE Kongo.
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