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#3871 African Songye Kifwebe Mask 17"h

#3871 African Songye Kifwebe Mask 17"h

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Songye Large Kifwebe Mask female with Bright Wood, pigment, Colors DR Congo African
measures approx :17" h by 8.25" w and 5" deep
This is a female mask used by members of the Bwadi Bwa Kifwebe Secret society.
"Kifwebe" means "Mask" in the Songye language. The face generally is covered with linear incisions which are sometimes pigmented, the mouth is most often square and protruding. If it has a central crest, it is masculine; if not, feminine.
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