Hemba Soko Mutu passeport mask

€95.00

This small mask from the Hemba in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was not intended to be worn on the face but by hand, given its dimensions. It is a passport mask.
In Hemba African art, masks of this type, called Soko Mutu or So'o Mutu, featured the great monkey. This one is encrusted with kaolin.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Circa 1970
Ethnic group
Hemba
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Gathered in situ
Condition
Excellent

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