Pende mbuya Mingangji african mask
  • Pende mbuya Mingangji african mask

Pende Gitenga Minganji mask


Diversity of masks in African art Pende

African mask of Pende origin, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As seen in the attached photo, this traditional Bapende circular mask was worn by a dancer dressed in a string costume. A large corolla of feathers accompanied the mask.

This type of mask is called mbuya for the generic term "mask" and minganji or gitenga for the specific name.

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Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
33 cm
Ethnic group
Pende / Bapende
Wood, raphia
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tribal Art Collection Italy

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