Name of the tribe: Igbo
Dimensions (in cm): 66 x 34 x 33
Weight (in grams): 3500
Shipment mode: Postal shipment.
Igbo helmet mask. Diverse visible lacks and native repair.
This is certainly one of the most known of the Igbo masks, it depicts the spirit of a young deceased girl.
This mask idealises the feminine beauty and presents ornaments formerly related to Nkpu marriage ceremonies.
These pieces are generally crafted by the Mwo (Ghost) secret society, the face is white, the colour of death.
The Mwo society exerts an influence on the Ibo of the north, on behalf of the ancestral guardian spirits.
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- Con supporto incluso
- 66×34×33 cm
- 3500 g