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Mask (1) - Wood - Mende - Guinea

SOWEI mask of the MENDE - Guinea Famous mask of the BUNDU women's initiation society with hierarchical grades, and in which young girls enter adolescence to learn all family and social rules for their future adult life. Large curved brow, sculpted hairstyle with great art and imagination, wide neck pleated with circular rings, symbolizing... more
Timed
22 Aug 2020
Location
Belgium
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