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Arm Mask – Wood – Lega – DR Congo


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Old arm mask with 3 faces from the Lega tribe of DR Congo. These type of masks were used during joyful ceremonies such as weddings and harvest festivals. The wearer of the mask had a raffia costume and performed dances while surrounded by villagers.
Good condition with traces of wear and tear.

Provenance: former private collection from the Netherlands

Object Arm mask
Ethnic group: Lega
Country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Estimated period: Mid 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 30x12x10 cm
Weight: 500 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear


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