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helmet mask (Landai) for Poro association                                                                                  Culture  Loma people                      Creation date  20th century

Loma people, "Helmet mask (Landai) for Poro association," century; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of Mr.

Yaka peoples Creation Place/Dates: Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century Title: Initiation Mask with Two Figures Medium: Fiber, wood, canvas, and pigment Credit Line: Gift of the

Yaka peoples Creation Place/Dates: Democratic Republic of the Congo, century Title: Initiation Mask with Two Figures Medium: Fiber, wood, canvas, and pigment Credit Line: Gift of the

Provenance: ex - J.R. Ivy Collection - The Colin Sayers Collection

Provenance: ex - J. Ivy Collection - The Colin Sayers Collection

www.mfa.org Exchanged by a private collector with Maurice Bonnefoy (dealer), Paris and New York (stock no. 1204); November 9, 1987, sold by Bonnefoy to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1994

www.mfa.org Exchanged by a private collector with Maurice Bonnefoy (dealer), Paris and New York (stock no. 1204); November 9, 1987, sold by Bonnefoy to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1994

Sierra Leone- Vai Helmet Mask: female beauty, puberty celebration

Sierra Leone- Vai Helmet Mask: female beauty, puberty celebration

Yaka Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mask (Kholuka or Mbala)

Yaka Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mask (Kholuka or Mbala)

New Guinea Woven Dance Masks

New Guinea Woven Dance Masks

Lega Bwami Mask - Masks like these were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies into the five progressive levels of Bwami, the association that Lega men rise through with lifelong learning and deeds. Most have raffia beards. The first measurement is the height of the mask, the second is the height including the raffia.

Lega Bwami Mask - Masks like these were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies into the five progressive levels of Bwami, the association that Lega men rise through with lifelong learning and deeds. Most have raffia beards. The first measurement is the height of the mask, the second is the height including the raffia.

Janus Helmet Mask (Wanyugo), 19th–mid-20th century | Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo | Wood, pigment

Not just an armor nor just a knight - rinspirational: Janus Helmet Kòmò Helmet Mask .

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