Ngady amwaash Mask - ROM2019_17366_13

ROM2019_17366_13

Ngady amwaash Mask

Maker: Unidentified Kuba (Bakuba) artist
Medium:Cloth, fibre, pigment, shell, beads
Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date: Collected 1891-1911
Object number: 939.2.36
Credit Line: This purchase was made possible with the support of The Reuben Wells Leonard Bequest Fund and the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum.
Not on view
DescriptionDance mask representing a woman. Usually worn in dance performances that reenact the creation of the Kuba kingdom. Though it represents a woman, this mask is performed by men.
Collection:
Global Africa
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