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Bamileke Beaded Elephant Mask 11, Cameroon

Bamileke Beaded Elephant Mask, Cameroon These masks, with beads carefully…

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Kifwebe Sorcerer Dancer, Democratic Republic of the Congo Référence proposée…

Amérique du Nord : inuit Simply elegant. Color blocked, concentric circles reiterate mouth, eyes joined by unifying geometric arch in contrast color. Exquisite use of line -- pattern down nose, hair, lower face. Overall teardrop form both eye-catching and expressive.

Masque Agit'lik (grand), Kodiak, Alaska, collected by Alphonse Pinart

Africa | Hawk/Butterfly masks from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood and pigment | ca. 2nd half of the 20th century

Burkina Faso, West Africa - hawk/butterfly masks from the Bwa people; these wide headdresses transformed the dancer into a supernatural being. They were used by the Do society at dances.

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The Dogon Lesiga mask is quite similar to the larger "Sirige" mask but danced differently, and with different meaning.

Bamileke beaded Elephant mask, Cameroon

Africa Elephant Mask from the Bamiléké people of Cameroon Postcard; publisher Hoa-Qui n° 3720