ZAMBIA “Wearing a mask made of twigs, cardboard, and beeswax, this youth—part of a coming-of-age ceremony—is dressed as one of the ancestral characters known as Likishi,” says photographer Phyllis Galembo.
atomic-flash: “ Masked dancers in front of the men’s longhouse at Tovei village, Urama Island, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea. June Photographer: Frank Hurley (via the Australian Museum) Hurley’s photos and film of the dancers are the only.
Africa | Dance costume from the Igbo people of Nigeria | It has a very heavy and complex surface of interwoven and appliqued rope-like cloth over a burlap-like base. It has the typically small conical breasts of a female costume
Ceremonial Ensmble Culture: Poro Nationality: African, Guinean, Liberian Creation date: mid- Materials: feathers, raffia Gallery label: Costumes adorned with feathers from the touraco or “blue wing” are documented among the Toma (Loma) on both.