Explore African Masks, African Art, and more!

Explore related topics

African Masks - Jimini Mask 18 - Front - Click to return to the top of the page.

African masks and African statues from the Jimini tribe of Guinea. This Jimini Mask measures inches tall.

Africa | A Songye Kifwebe Mask | Democratic Republic of Congo

Africa | A Songye Kifwebe Mask | Democratic Republic of Congo

Africa | Nafana Mask from the Bedu people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast | Wood and pigment

I've always admired these plank masks. I doubt I will ever afford one. Bedu plank mask from the Nafana people of Ghana/Ivory Coast

Accidental discovery. Masks are carved and colored, they looked structured and yet, has full potential to be more textured and colorful.

Masks from Around the World Africa Ngil Mask Fang People, Gabon

African Grebo Kru war mask from Cote D'Ivoire (via Ethnic-hut).  See too the following site for additional African mask images and information: http://www.zyama.com/index.htm

Joking Hazard

African Grebo Kru war mask from Cote D'Ivoire (via Ethnic-hut)

Bwa 'sun' Mask

Bedu Mask - Orient House specialises in just-imported antiques for Australia. Enquire online now.

African mask

African mask

MYSTERY OF LIFE: Collection Of World Best Amazing Mysteries Places ...

Traditional African Mask for Holiday Kwanzaa Coloring Page

Mumuye Mask Benue River area, Nigeria  Stained wood

African Mask from Mumuye people, Nigeria, Africa.

Les masques du Gabon sont souvent dénommés par les noms des rites auxquels ils participent (Bwiti, bwété, byéri, ngil, emboli, okuyi, mukuyi...) Ils interviennent en toute circonstance vitale pour la communauté, rites à caractère social (deuils, funérailles, maladies), rites de purificationou de fécondité (naissance, adolescence, virginité), rites de réconciliations et de justice (pour rétablir l’autorité du chef, la bonne entente dans les familles, ou résoudre des conflits de ...

Les masques du Gabon sont souvent dénommés par les noms des rites auxquels ils participent (Bwiti, bwété, byéri, ngil, emboli, okuyi, mukuyi...) Ils interviennent en toute circonstance vitale pour la communauté, rites à caractère social (deuils, funérailles, maladies), rites de purificationou de fécondité (naissance, adolescence, virginité), rites de réconciliations et de justice (pour rétablir l’autorité du chef, la bonne entente dans les familles, ou résoudre des conflits de ...

Democratic Republic of Congo, Hemba people - The extremely stylized chimpanzee masks are called mwisi gwa so'o a term that alludes to the "spirit-ivested object of the chimpanzee human" that inhabits the mask

Democratic Republic of Congo, Hemba people - The extremely stylized chimpanzee masks are called mwisi gwa so'o a term that alludes to the "spirit-ivested object of the chimpanzee human" that inhabits the mask Más

Africa | Bembe people, DR Congo ~. Elanda mask | From the Elanda male association, most often have a rounded top and a flat bottom, with a spiritual, mysterious, but human face. Some with rounded faces are similar, but those with pointed beak-like chins and small tufts or horns represent bird or animal spirits. Several , like this one, have multiple sets of eyes. | © Tim Hamill

Hamill Gallery of Tribal Art

Yoruba Gelede mask - Gelede society masqueraders of the Yoruba are limited to the southwestern region of Yorubaland. Made up of both men and women and led by an elderly woman, the society organises a lavish masquerade as an offering to "Our Mothers". It is intended to persuade "Our Mothers" to use their special powers for the god of the entire community instead of wielding them destructively.  The widespread conviction that women, especially older women, control extraordinary powers…

Yoruba Gelede mask - Gelede society masqueraders of the Yoruba are limited to the southwestern region of Yorubaland. Made up of both men and women and led by an elderly woman, the society organises a lavish masquerade as an offering to "Our Mothers". It is intended to persuade "Our Mothers" to use their special powers for the god of the entire community instead of wielding them destructively. The widespread conviction that women, especially older women, control extraordinary powers…

African Masks Collection 2

African Masks Collection 2

from the Songyé people (Luba tribe), D. R. Congo

Superbe masque animalier, Songyé ou Luba / Very fearsome

Helmet Mask Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Nigeria Culture: Igbo peoples Medium: Wood, pigment Dimensions: H. 15 7/8 x W. 13 1/8 in. (40...

Helmet Mask Date: century Geography: Nigeria Culture: Igbo peoples Medium: Wood, pigment Dimensions: H.

Pinterest
Search