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IBIBIO MASK 3 12.5" high x 9.75" wide x 7.5" deep Nigeria

IBIBIO MASK 3 12.5" high x 9.75" wide x 7.5" deep Nigeria

Africa | Face mask "okoroshi oma" from the Igbo people of Nigeria | Wood

Face mask "okoroshi oma" from the Igbo people of Nigeria - Wood, polychrome paint

Resultado de imagem para bugaku

Mask from the Edo Period Artist not identified Japan Wood with traces of pigment

Masque-heaume Mapico, Makonde, Mozambique - Tanzanie, XIXe ou première partie du XXe siècle. Bois, cheveux, cire et pigments. H. : 27 cm © Yann Ferrenadin, photo : Hughes Dubois

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BOA . Uele. Upper - Congo.  All our information indicates that the BOA were quite infrequent practitioners of mask sculpting. The approximately twenty known examples have for the most part a typical design - with as most outstanding feature, the often enlarged ears provided with round openings - by which they are readily identified. The portrayed bavongobo-helical perforation used to exist mainly among the Eastern BOA groups.  The oldest masks were collected prior to 1886, some others at…

35 cm Material : Wood (Alstonia congensis), pigments Collected by A. Hutereau between 1910 and 1912

Mask African, Nigeria, Ibibio peoples, mid 20th century

acquired in Paris by Geneviève McMillan (b. 1922 - d. to the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; gift of the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA

African Masks

African Masks

Masks are often a part of the African culture. Used in dance or ceremonial purposes, African masks can have a religious meaning. The carver of the mask will look to their ancestors for guidance while carving the mask.

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