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Africa | Elephant mask from the Bali region of the Grassfields, Cameroon | Wood, textile and glass beads | ca. prior to 1930s

Africa | Mask from the Bamileke people of the Grassfields, Cameroon | Wood, covered in fabric and glass beads.

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Stunning African Mask Bamileke Buffalo Beaded Mask Collectible African Art

Africa | 'Buffalo' mask from the Bamileke people of the Grassfields, Cameroon | mid 20th century | Wood, fabric and glass beads

Africa | Face mask "ngaady a mwaash" from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Wood, polychrome paint, glass beads, raffia, cloth, cowrie shells | "ngaady a mwaash" represents the sister and wife of "woot", the progenitor of the Bushong. It is one of the three most important mask figures of the Bushong, belonged to the royal family and was used for public ceremonies or during initiation rites for young boys.