This was quite a find.
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One of the three known royal masks, the helmet Bwoom is one of the oldest mask types used by the Kuba. These were introduced in the 17th Century by King Miko mi-Mbul.
Most often used in funerals, they are also used… Continue reading
Kuba peoples. DRC. Circa mid-1900s
Wood. Twine and fabric.
15" tall x 14" at widest x 16" deep
7.5 pounds (mask alone)
$ 835.00 USD