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Masks and Headgear

Chokwe – Chihongo Spirit Mask, Congo Africa

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From Congo/Angola/Zambia area where the Chokwe population resides.  Chihongo is the male spirit of wealth and power.  This older tribal art mask was used in ceremonial events.  Ratan and feathers form the headgear and woven rope form the bib.  Carved from native wood.  Stand not included.

Wooden Long Mask, China

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Detail:  What a great and colorful Chinese mask.  Notice the detail on the face and beard.

Carvers Clan Mask, New Guinea

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Details: Ancestor mask from Iatmul New Guinea. Openwork eyes. Very imposing. Clan designs. Authentic. Stand not included.
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