A LUBA WOOD HELMET MASK, Democratic Republic of Congo. Of hollowed rectangular form and pierced around the rim wearing a knotted headdress, eyes inset in deep sockets, pierced shaped mouth beneath a triangular nose - 17 in.
Helmet mask "kabongo" from the Kuba people of DR Congo, Wood, red pigment remains, metal tags, a band decorated with cowrie shells at the back
Africa | Mask from the Luluwa people of DR Congo | Wood, raffia and pigment | ca. early 20th century
This carved wood Teke mask from the Democratic Republic of Congo has white and red pigment. These masks were worn during weddings, funerals, as well as other events. This is a flat surface mask that is decorated with designs and symbols.
Mask "kifwebe" from the Songye people of DR Congo, wood with red and black paint, kaolin, animal hair
Mask [Luba or Singye peoples culture]. Democratic Republic of the Congo…