Africa | Mask ~ kifwebe ~ and costume from the Songye or Luba people of DR Congo | Late 19th to early 20th century | Wood, paint, fiber, cane and gut by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask ~ kifwebe ~ and costume from the Songye or Luba people of DR Congo | Late 19th to early 20th century | Wood, paint, fiber, cane and gut
Masks
Africa | Mask ~ tshimwana ~ from the Biombo people of DR Congo | Wood and paint | 19th - 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask ~ tshimwana ~ from the Biombo people of DR Congo | Wood and paint | 19th - 20th century
Masks
Africa | Mask from the Pende people of DR Congo | Wood, raffia, fiber, paint and pigment | Mid 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask from the Pende people of DR Congo | Wood, raffia, fiber, paint and pigment | Mid 20th century
Masks
Africa | Mask from the Lega people of DR Congo | Wood, encrusted patina | ca. early 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask from the Lega people of DR Congo | Wood, encrusted patina | ca. early 20th century
Masks
Africa | Caryatid Stool from the Hemba/Luba people of DR Congo | Wood | Mid 20th century by randi
randi
randi Africa | Caryatid Stool from the Hemba/Luba people of DR Congo | Wood | Mid 20th century
Urban Art
Africa | Mask from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood, cloth, raffia, paint and pigment | ca. mid 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood, cloth, raffia, paint and pigment | ca. mid 20th century
Masks
Africa | Mask from the Yaka people of the Democratic Republic of Congo | Wood, paint, raffia and cloth | 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask from the Yaka people of the Democratic Republic of Congo | Wood, paint, raffia and cloth | 20th century
Masks
Africa | Mask ~ mukenga ~ from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Mid 20th century | Raffia, wood, cowrie shells, beads, parrot feathers and goat hair by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask ~ mukenga ~ from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Mid 20th century | Raffia, wood, cowrie shells, beads, parrot feathers and goat hair
Masks
Africa | 'Téé Gla' war/power mask from the We Guéré people of the Ivory Coast | Wood | ca. end of the 19th to early 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | 'Téé Gla' war/power mask from the We Guéré people of the Ivory Coast | Wood | ca. end of the 19th to early 20th century
Masks
Africa | Mask from the Yaka people of DR Congo | Wood, polychrome paint, rattan bonnet, grass fiber cuff by edith
edith
edith Africa | Mask from the Yaka people of DR Congo | Wood, polychrome paint, rattan bonnet, grass fiber cuff
Masks
Africa | Beaded face mask from the Tabwa people of DR Congo | Glass beads, fur, monkey hair, cloth and feathers | Mid 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Beaded face mask from the Tabwa people of DR Congo | Glass beads, fur, monkey hair, cloth and feathers | Mid 20th century
Masks
Africa | Raffia cloth from the Shoowa (Kuba) people of DR Congo | 20th century by edith
edith
edith Africa | Raffia cloth from the Shoowa (Kuba) people of DR Congo | 20th century
Masks
Africa | Dance costume from the Igbo people of Nigeria | Early 20th century | Cotton and wool by christie
christie
christie Africa | Dance costume from the Igbo people of Nigeria | Early 20th century | Cotton and wool
Stylish things
Africa | Mask from the Songye people of the DR Congo | Wood and pigment | ca. 1930s by lea
lea
lea Africa | Mask from the Songye people of the DR Congo | Wood and pigment | ca. 1930s
black and whites
Diviner’s mask, Yombe people, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola, early 20th century. by edith
edith
edith Diviner’s mask, Yombe people, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola, early 20th century.
Masks
Africa | 'kabongo' mask from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Wood and pigment by edith
edith
edith Africa | 'kabongo' mask from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Wood and pigment
Masks
Africa | Ceremonial Wrapper ("Tcaka") from the Kuba people of the Sankuru River region of DR Congo | Raffia palm fiber, pigments | 20th century by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias Africa | Ceremonial Wrapper ("Tcaka") from the Kuba people of the Sankuru River region of DR Congo | Raffia palm fiber, pigments | 20th century
Favorites
Mask (Mukenga) Kuba Western Kasai region Democratic Republic of the Congo Late 19th-20th century CE Wood glass beads cowrie shells feathers raffia fur fabric string and bells by edith
edith
edith Mask (Mukenga) Kuba Western Kasai region Democratic Republic of the Congo Late 19th-20th century CE Wood glass beads cowrie shells feathers raffia fur fabric string and bells
Masks
Africa | 'Kakungu; mask from the Suku people of DR Congo | Wood, pigment and fiber | This mask would have appeared with his female counterpart 'kazeeba', during initiation rituals by lea
lea
lea Africa | 'Kakungu; mask from the Suku people of DR Congo | Wood, pigment and fiber | This mask would have appeared with his female counterpart 'kazeeba', during initiation rituals
black and whites
Africa | Tsogo peoples, Ogowe River region, Gabon | Late 19th to early 20th century Wood, pigment by geneva
geneva
geneva Africa | Tsogo peoples, Ogowe River region, Gabon | Late 19th to early 20th century Wood, pigment
Interior Kids
Africa | Helmet mask from the northern Tussian or Siemu people of Burkina Faso | Wood, cane and fiber robes by shannon
shannon
shannon Africa | Helmet mask from the northern Tussian or Siemu people of Burkina Faso | Wood, cane and fiber robes
lovely jewelry
Africa | Skirt ~ ncaka kot ~ from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Raffia, natural dyes | 2nd half of the 20th century by carina8
carina8
carina8 Africa | Skirt ~ ncaka kot ~ from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Raffia, natural dyes | 2nd half of the 20th century
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Africa | Hat from the Topotha people of South Sudan | Glass beads, plant fiber and human hair | ca. early 20th century by Monique Robinson
Monique Robinson
Monique Robinson Africa | Hat from the Topotha people of South Sudan | Glass beads, plant fiber and human hair | ca. early 20th century
Rug
Africa | Yaka Mask, DR Congo. 20th century | Materials; wood, polychrome pigment, cloth and raffia. by edith
edith
edith Africa | Yaka Mask, DR Congo. 20th century | Materials; wood, polychrome pigment, cloth and raffia.
Masks
Africa | Kifuébé mask from the Songye people of the DR Congo | Wood, pigment by lea
lea
lea Africa | Kifuébé mask from the Songye people of the DR Congo | Wood, pigment
black and whites
Africa | Reliquary figure from the Fang Betsi and Mekè people of Gabon | Wood | ca. late 19th century by mel01
mel01
mel01 Africa | Reliquary figure from the Fang Betsi and Mekè people of Gabon | Wood | ca. late 19th century
Art
Antique Japanese postcards from the late 19th/early 20th century. by carter flynn
carter flynn
carter flynn Antique Japanese postcards from the late 19th/early 20th century.
POSTCARDS, STAMPS
Indonesia | Bridal necklace; gold and coral | Late 19th to early 20th century | Minangkabau people, West Sumatra by sue
sue
sue Indonesia | Bridal necklace; gold and coral | Late 19th to early 20th century | Minangkabau people, West Sumatra
Favorites
Africa | Mask board "kifwebe" from the Songe people of DR Congo | Wood, polychrome paint | They have a dual function: first as a dance mask and secondly as an emblem of the "bifwebe" association to be hung to a wall or fence. by rosa
rosa
rosa Africa | Mask board "kifwebe" from the Songe people of DR Congo | Wood, polychrome paint | They have a dual function: first as a dance mask and secondly as an emblem of the "bifwebe" association to be hung to a wall or fence.
Favorites
A Macedonian ensemble, dating from the late 19th or early 20th century. by levanta
levanta
levanta A Macedonian ensemble, dating from the late 19th or early 20th century.
art
Africa | Shield from the Azande people of DR Congo | Basketry, wood and black pigments by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias Africa | Shield from the Azande people of DR Congo | Basketry, wood and black pigments
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