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Bamana (Bamana)
N'tomo Society Initiation Mask
1900 – 1970
Museum purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.19

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Mask
TC2006.19

Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Initiation Mask
1900 – 1970
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Chet H. LaMore
1970/2.121
Naturalistic cow’s head of carved from wood with eyes cut from the bottoms of glass bottles. Natural cow horns are attached. Head is predominantly black with white triangle on forehead, red pigment surrounding eyes, red in interior of ears, white chin, and white dots on cheeks and in red ground around eyes. Horns are white, tipped in black; a fiber cord runs through its nostrils and around back of head.<br />
Bijogo (Bijogo)
Mask (vaca bruto, dugn'be type)
1925 – 1975
Gift of Avery Z. Eliscu
1984/1.273

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Bwoom type mask
1890 – 1910
Gift of Al and Margaret Coudron
1982/2.52

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Mask
1915 – 1925
Gift of Avery Z. Eliscu
1984/1.275
Concave, ovoid maskette with kaolin covering surface of surface of face. Minimal rendering of facial features: raised, tapered wood strip for nose; narrow, oviod, horizontal eyes; open, ovoid mouth with some striation around interior edge.
Lega (Lega)
Bwami Society Maskette
1900 – 1975
Gift of the Friends of the Museum of Art in memory of Diana B. Fox
1985/1.151
A full-body costume and mask depicting a human figure.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Mask and costume (bwoom)
1955 – 1965
Gift of Marc Leo Felix, Brussels
1986/2.5A
This ovoid, wooden Bembe mask depicts a human face. The right half of the face, however, has been painted black, creating a bifurcated appearance. Its facial characteristics include large, almond-shape eyes set in rounded, ocular cavities; a slender nose; and, an open mouth painted white. Most striking, however, are the long, black and white porcupine quills that have been carefully tied around the mask’s perimeter, yielding a dramatic, formidable look.
Bembe (Bembe (Kongo))
Mask
1935 – 1945
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.195
Mask of a human figure. Embellished with presitious materials: dyed cloth, leopard skin, cowry shells, glass beads.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Mask (mwaash aMbooy)
1900 – 1985
Gift of Al and Margaret Coudron
1985/1.143

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Royal Mask (Ngaady a Mwaash)
1900 – 1983
Gift of Al and Margaret Coudron
1983/2.162
This wooden, zoomorphic Bembe <em>alunga</em> mask represents an owl. The mask has an elongated, bell-shaped form, with much of its base pigmented black. The owl has two white, oval-shaped, concave oracular cavities with protruding, half-moon eyes and a long, narrow beak. The foot of the mask features two serpents that have been carved in relief and painted red, both of which are surrounded by white, geometric motifs.  
Bembe (Bembe (Kongo))
Mask
1925 – 1935
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.194
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