African Tribal Mask Tribal Face Wood Hand Carved Female Mask Mmwo Igbo-6533

$70 $96

36.7/19 CM
The embodiment of female mask spirits can be found in the Igbo mask African art as well as the white masks. The traditional conventions of youth and beauty are celebrated in the Igbo Agbogo Mmwo tribal masks. An emaciated face, treaded nose, and horizontal incisions of the eyes depict traditional characteristics. Marked with a patchwork of ornaments and checkered scarifications in white color. Funeral processions are often accompanied by masks believed to be infused with the spirits of ancestors. "MMWO" means "spirit of the dead", as per the local customs and traditions. The person donning a vibrant textile attire and an enigmatic mask embodied the cultural rites of the community. Chest on a mannequin. Red, white, and blue colors were evident throughout.

Guaranteed SAFE Checkout

american express discover maestro master paypal visa

Active eCommerce Refund Protection
30 Days Cash Back Guarantee

View Policy

Recently viewed