Measurements: 13" h x 6" w x 6" l & 2.5lbs
Medium: Wood, pigment
Gelede masks are worn by male dancers at Yoruba festivals that honor the women of the community. The gelede performances entertain and educate, and document elements of everyday life. Through their movements, gelede dancers are able to express Yoruba ideals of male and female behavior. This attractive helmet style masks features various pigments and a carved structure atop its crest.
Some cracking throughout piece.
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