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This type of face mask was worn pulled over the head by young, male initiates of the Binji people, D.R.Congo. made of raffia fiber and chicken feathers, with stitched-on facial features made of light, soft wood; on this mask it is only the nose which is made of wood, the attached eyes are also of fiber. approximately 26"  Early 20th century. Provenance: Ex-Denver Art Museum-deaccessioned, no. 1988.362 (marked in white). Quite rare.

This type of face mask was worn pulled over the head by young, male initiates of the Binji people, D.R.Congo. made of raffia fiber and chicken feathers, with stitched-on facial features made of light, soft wood; on this mask it is only the nose which is made of wood, the attached eyes are also of fiber. approximately 26" Early 20th century. Provenance: Ex-Denver Art Museum-deaccessioned, no. 1988.362 (marked in white). Quite rare.

This is an impressive large raffia mask from the Congo .  The large sized mask is made from palm leaf raffia with the nose from light wood .  Nice used feel and patina to raffia .  In good condition.   Custom mounted on a metal base at cost of £45 included .  We guarantee that this item has been tribally used.  Height approx 100cm

This is an impressive large raffia mask from the Congo . The large sized mask is made from palm leaf raffia with the nose from light wood . Nice used feel and patina to raffia . In good condition. Custom mounted on a metal base at cost of £45 included . We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. Height approx 100cm

This is an impressive large raffia mask from the Congo .  The large sized mask is made from palm leaf raffia with the nose from light wood .  Nice used feel and patina to raffia .  In good condition.   Custom mounted on a metal base at cost of £45 included .  We guarantee that this item has been tribally used.  Height approx 100cm

This is an impressive large raffia mask from the Congo . The large sized mask is made from palm leaf raffia with the nose from light wood . Nice used feel and patina to raffia . In good condition. Custom mounted on a metal base at cost of £45 included . We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. Height approx 100cm

A fine Binji woven fiber mask. -  People: Binji, DR Congo; H: 30" The mask of typical form, found among the Binji and Dinga in the west, to the Kete-Bushong in the north, and as far as some of the Luba groups in the east; in the form of a woven plaited hood, with clearly indicated eyes, the top with lashed split cane painted in red, black, and white, The reverse with plaited band and applied abrus seeds, and crowned with feathers.

DR Congo Binji people mask of woven plaited wood, abrus seeds, feathers and paint.

Kuba / Biombo people, D.R. Congo. Hauteur : 55 cm  On suppose que ce type de masque était utilisé pour les cérémonies d'initiation de jeunes garçons.

Kuba / Biombo people, D.R. Congo. Hauteur : 55 cm On suppose que ce type de masque était utilisé pour les cérémonies d'initiation de jeunes garçons.

binji fibre mask from d.r.congo

binji fibre mask from d.r.congo

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