Ndimu Makonde belly mask

€400.00

In Tanzanian African art, there are belly masks whose name is Ndimu in the Makonde ethnic group. It is an African mask intended to celebrate fertility and to invoke it so that women can give birth.

This type of mask is worn by men during festivities. It is quite large and has a beautiful, well-preserved red patina.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Circa 1950
Size
52 x 26 cm
Ethnic group
Makonde
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Tanzania
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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