This is a fine female dance mask, Mwaba PWO, from the Chokwe people, Kasai Region, Southern Congo - DRC
The mask has a headdress made of braided raffia,red and soil pigments and a vegetable fiber netting
The Chowke are renowned for creating their art work for the celebration of the royal court and personifing the beauty of the Chokwe woman.
Second half of 20th century - good condition
Dimensions : 37 x 26 cm x 11 cm / 14.57 x 10,24 x 4.33 inches ( approx.)
stand ( alone ) : 46 cm / 18,11 inches
Weight : 3 kg / 6lb 9.83oz
The stand is included
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