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Africa | Mask (Ngady Amwaash) Kuba Kasai region Democratic Republic of Congo Late 19th - mid-20th century CE Wood pigment glass beads cowrie shells fabric and string | Photographed at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Mask (Ngady Amwaash) Kuba Kasai region Democratic Republic of Congo Late - century CE Wood pigment glass beads cowrie shells fabric and string

Mask (Bwoom) by  Unknown Artist - DRC

Kuba Western Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo Mask (Bwoom)…

Africa | Helmet mask "bwoom" from the Kuba people of DR Congo | wood, copper sheet, polychrome glass beads, cowrie shells and animal hair

Helmet Mask - Kuba people of DR Congo - Wood, copper sheet, glass beads, cowrie shells and animal hair.

Japanese Demon Oni mask made out of wood and red and brown.

This is the first resin cast of this mask. I opted for the red color scheme because I really like Indonesian masks and I see red/gold/black a lot and I . Lion of the Wind mask

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Mask (Mbuya) Pende Deomocratic Republic of Congo Early 20th century CE Wood

Mask (Mbuya) Pende Deomocratic Republic of Congo Early century CE Wood Photographed at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Africa | 'House / passport' mask from the Dan people | Wood, pigment, cowrie shells, plant fiber

Ivory Coast Dan people house / passport mask of wood, pigment, cowrie shells.

Songye helmet mask

"Kifwebe" Helmet mask, Tempe-Songye people of DR Congo, late century, wood and paint.

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Cultures in Africa, beautiful, what a work of art. its incredible! Ideas for Chanzzu face paint

Africa | "bwoom" mask from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Wood, copper, cloth, leather, shells, beads || The last member of the royal mask trinity is the character bwoom, the commoner who defies the authority of the chief mosh'ambooy  and competes for the favors of ngady a mwaash. The bulging forehead may imitate the heads of the Tshwa pygmies, whom the Bushongo recognize as the original owners of their land (Cornet 1978: 202).

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Tabwa peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo- Glass beads, fur, monkey hair, cloth, feathers Beaded moonlight. The ornamental triangular pattern is called balamwezi ­ the rising of the new moon. The motif positions the moon at the apex, between the opposing poles of the triangle's base. The prominent use of white beads is associated with the moon and with heightened awareness attained through spirit possession.

DR Congo Tabwa people mid C beaded face mask of glass beads, fur, monkey hair, cloth and feathers.

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