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Mama Wata Mask, Nigeria. Photo credit: Phyllis Galembo

“ Mami Wata Masquerade “ Photograph by Phyllis Galembo NIGERIA In the village of Alok a carving of the female water spirit Mami Wata crowns a costumed man’s headdress. Mami Wata is.

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Africa by Design by Laura Kayon. It's Africa. Even when I began thinking Brazil. It was Africa. My heart is already there. God made me for it.

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hamburgerjack: “ restroomvandal: “ blackfashion: “ Gaye McDonald in The One Magazine Photographed by Pieter Henket Hair by Ben Skervin ” They teach you how to get rid of those highlights in dark skin.

Bakongo Science Museum Group Collection © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum. Carved wooden figure of female reclining on rectangular board, in position ready for a clitoridectomy (?), painted, Bakongo tibe, Congolese, 1880-1930

Bakongo Science Museum Group Collection © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum. Carved wooden figure of female reclining on rectangular board, in position ready for a clitoridectomy (?), painted, Bakongo tibe, Congolese, 1880-1930

Man from Simbai, Madang Province of Papua New Guinea. The Simbai men are known for their alien-like headdress made from hundreds of green beetles. #PapuaNewGuinea #culture

KALAM TRIBE,PAPUA NEW GUINEA By Jimmy Nelson

Kalam tribe - New Guinea From the series: Before they pass away by Jimmy Nelson

Qin Shi Huang — Wikipédia

Qin Shi Huang — Wikipédia

http://www.bonhams.com James Willis, San Francisco

http://www.bonhams.com James Willis, San Francisco

ropemasks by Bertjan Pot

ROPEMASKS BY BERTJAN POT

Using ropes, Bertjan Pot is literally just creating new faces every single day. The story of the Bertjan Pot rope masks started with a ma.

https://artgallery.yale.edu © 2018 The Yale University Art Gallery Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

https://artgallery.yale.edu © 2018 The Yale University Art Gallery Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

Pinterest @sweetness

Pinterest @sweetness

http://www.artesafricanae.org copyright artes africanae 2007/2011 Dandai con l’attendente (Elber-Eberl,1936).

http://www.artesafricanae.org copyright artes africanae 2007/2011 Dandai con l’attendente (Elber-Eberl,1936).

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