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We Mask, Liberia/Ivory Coast

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Africa | Mask from the Dan people of the Ivory Coast or Liberia | Wood, fiber, brass bells, metal and beads

Africa Mask from the Dan people of the Ivory Coast or Liberia Wood, fiber, brass bells, metal and beads

Tchokwe African Mask (West)

I feel this mask is very authentic with regards to the African society, therefore it is extremely effective

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Baoule Mask - The Baule currently reside in central and eastern parts of Ivory Coast. Their masks are used for rituals related to agriculture, fertility and funeral ceremonies.

Ngere. Costa de Marfil

Ivory Coast Ngere people mask of wood, natural fibre, feathers, and pigment.

Guere-Wobe war mask,  Ivory Coast H: 13 (excl. attachments) The powerful male mask with rounded forehead, deep furrowed brow, and white clamshel...

Guere-Wobe war mask, Ivory Coast H: 13 (excl. attachments) The powerful male mask with rounded forehead, deep furrowed brow, and white clamshel.

Africa | Female Face Mask. Chokwe peoples, DR Congo or Angola. ca. 1930s.  | Wood,pigment, reeds and fiber.

DR Congo or Angola Chokwe peoples female face mask of wood, pigment, reeds and fibre.

Africa | Mask of the "mblo" group from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast | Woo, with a dark patina and remains of pigments | The dances that feature "mblo" masks are always "women's" dances, so called because women may participate, and because the style of the dance movement is considered feminine and very beautiful.

Mask of the Mblo group from the Baule people of Ivory Coast. The dances that feature "mblo" masks are always women's dances.

Africa | Mask "mukinka" from the Salampasu people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin, copper sheet and metal tags

DR Congo Salampasu people mask "mukinka" of wood, kaolin, copper sheet and metal tags.

Origin not indicated.  The face resembles Yaure from the Ivory Coast, but the shell work resembles Kuba from DRC.

Origin not indicated. The face resembles Yaure from the Ivory Coast, but the shell work resembles Kuba from DRC.

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Africa | Mask ~ kpan pre ~ from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast | Wood, polychrome paint

Mask ~ kpan pre ~ from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast

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