Brought from Angola during Portuguese Colonial War in 1960
This Carved CHOKWE Mask represents a woman's face with regular features and a tattoo on the forehead or cheeks which represent female beauty.
The reduction of the eyelids to simple slits indicates that she is dead.
A headdress made of vegetable fibres represents her hair, a collar string web would complete this mask.
It will be carefully packed with track and trace
- Indigenous object name
- Mwana Pwo
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Angola DRC
- Plant fibre, Wood
- Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 33×25×22 cm
- 1 kg