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Africa | Female face mask "gu" from the Guro people of Ivory Coast | Wood; black patina, red pigment and kaolin

Africa | Female face mask "gu" from the Guro people of Ivory Coast | Wood; black patina, red pigment and kaolin

Africa | Anthropomorphic face mask "gu" from the Guro people of Ivory Coast | Wood; dark brown patina, whitened teeth and remains of red paint on the lips | ca. 1970s || "gu" is always presented as a young woman, who is considered to be zamble's wife. During the masquerade she appears after the two zoomorphic masks "zaule" and "zamble", accompanied by flutes, moving slowly and charming, singing in honour of "zamble".

Africa | Anthropomorphic face mask "gu" from the Guro people of Ivory Coast | Wood; dark brown patina, whitened teeth and remains of red paint on the lips | ca. 1970s || "gu" is always presented as a young woman, who is considered to be zamble's wife. During the masquerade she appears after the two zoomorphic masks "zaule" and "zamble", accompanied by flutes, moving slowly and charming, singing in honour of "zamble".

Africa | Anthropomorphic face mask "gu" from the Guro people of Ivory Coast | Wood; dark brown patina, whitened teeth and remains of red paint on the lips | ca. 1970s || "gu" is always presented as a young woman, who is considered to be zamble's wife. During the masquerade she appears after the two zoomorphic masks "zaule" and "zamble", accompanied by flutes, moving slowly and charming, singing in honour of "zamble".

Africa | Anthropomorphic face mask "gu" from the Guro people of Ivory Coast | Wood; dark brown patina, whitened teeth and remains of red paint on the lips | ca. 1970s || "gu" is always presented as a young woman, who is considered to be zamble's wife. During the masquerade she appears after the two zoomorphic masks "zaule" and "zamble", accompanied by flutes, moving slowly and charming, singing in honour of "zamble".

Pende Kwango Mask Superstructure Congo Africa - Pende - African Masks

Pende Kwango Mask Superstructure Congo Africa - Pende - African Masks