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Africa | Maiden mask costume from the Dogon people of Mali | Cotton cloth, cowrie shells and plant fiber | Mid 20th century | Complete costume including an helmet mask in the form of a cowl surmounted by a high longitudinal crest coiffure, a tunic without sleeves, and a skirt made of several layers. This coiffure recalls the ceremonial hairstyle worn by the Peul, Fulbe, and Fulani women.

Africa | Maiden mask costume from the Dogon people of Mali | Cotton cloth, cowrie shells and plant fiber | Mid 20th century | Complete costume including an helmet mask in the form of a cowl surmounted by a high longitudinal crest coiffure, a tunic without sleeves, and a skirt made of several layers. This coiffure recalls the ceremonial hairstyle worn by the Peul, Fulbe, and Fulani women.

Fulani Maiden Mask Costume - Dogon, Mali

Lot 2277 - A Dogon Fulani Girl Mask And Bodice, Mali The White Coweries Represent The Pale Skin Of The Fulano. The Mask Is Danced On Stilts During The Dama Year Funeral) Rites

Africa | "Mali" | ©Anastasia Karpenko

Africa | "Mali" | ©Anastasia Karpenko

Africa | Yaie Masquerade, Burkina Faso | Photographer unknown

Leaf Costume for purification rites and spirit of Do # (via anthrolology)

Africa |  Dogan Dyomo masqueraders during the Dama ceremony, Sanga, Mali.  Photo taken by Eliot Elisofon in 1970.

Dogan Dyomo masqueraders during the Dama ceremony, Sanga, Mali. Photo taken by Eliot Elisofon in

Yoruba Necklace (detail) via “African Costumes & Textiles”

Yoruba Necklace (detail) via “African Costumes & Textiles”

Dogon mask dance, tireli, pays dogon, sahel, mali by anthony pappone…

Africa | Complete ritual mask and costume from the Bambara people of Mali | 19th century

Africa | Complete ritual mask and costume from the Bambara people of Mali | 19th century

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Nigeria Yoruba people beaded crown of glass beads and fibre.

Resultado de imagen para bogolan

Resultado de imagen para bogolan

Africa | Minganji masquerader, near Gungu, DR Congo. 1951 | ©Eliot Elisofon.

Pende Minganji masked dancers, Guardians of initiation camp, D.Congo, near Gungu. Photographed by Eliot Elisofon in 1951

Dogon ceremonial dancing headdress. Mali | Wood, fiber, cloth, cowrie shells

Dogon ceremonial dancing headdress. Mali | Wood, fiber, cloth, cowrie shells

Dogon Drummers for Ceremony

Dogon Drummers for Ceremony

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Dogon Sirige masqueraders during the Dama ceremony, Ireli, Mali 1959

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