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Makonde (Tanzania?) Helmmaske lipiko A

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Makonde "lipiko" mask, Tanzania - "lipiko" masks Appeared at initiation celebrations. They were worn by the young male Initiates "Vaali" at the "mapiko" masquerade. They were kept in special sacred mask houses outside the village. Women were not allowed to see them. H: 27 cm Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue170/d100_101/#ixzz3k6U5tkYk

Makonde "lipiko" mask, Tanzania - "lipiko" masks Appeared at initiation celebrations. They were worn by the young male Initiates "Vaali" at the "mapiko" masquerade. They were kept in special sacred mask houses outside the village. Women were not allowed to see them. H: 27 cm Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue170/d100_101/#ixzz3k6U5tkYk

makonde mask  The masks sometimes represent ancestral spirits, sometimes animals. The ancestors come back masked in order to express their joy at the successful achievement of initiation. Their presence is proof of the tight bonds that exist between the living and the dead. The Makonde masks may attain great expressiveness.

African Mask Lesson - Step 3 - Designing the Nose. This step by step lesson will help you to design the nose for an African tribal mask.

Mozambique and Tanzania; Makonde peoples Mask Wood, beeswax, hair H. 25.4 cm (10”) The University of Iowa Museum of Art, The Stanley Collect...

Mozambique and Tanzania; Makonde peoples Mask Wood, beeswax, hair H. cm The University of Iowa Museum of Art, The Stanley Collect.

Makonde Muti Wa Lipiko Helmet Mask, Tanzania http://www.imodara.com/post/101524325519/tanzania-makonde-muti-wa-lipito-head-of-the

A MAKONDE HELMET MASK Tanzania/Mozambique With asymmetrical shaved head inset with human hair, hooded eyes and pierced mouth, dark patina.

Makonde Muti Wa Lipiko Helmet Mask, Tanzania http://www.imodara.com/post/101524325519/tanzania-makonde-muti-wa-lipito-head-of-the

Makonde Muti Wa Lipiko Helmet Mask, Tanzania http://www.imodara.com/post/101524325519/tanzania-makonde-muti-wa-lipito-head-of-the

Helmet mask - MAKONDE - Tanzania - Catawiki

Offered in Catawiki's Exclusive tribal art auction: Helmet mask - MAKONDE - Tanzania.

https://flic.kr/p/Q2M7VK | Tanzania/Mozambique, Makonde - Lipiko Helmet Mask | COUNTRY:  MOZAMBIQUE ETHNIC GROUP:  MAKONDE MATERIALS:  WOOD HEIGHT:  9 1/2 in.  Little is known of the culture of the Makonde people.  They believed in ancestral spirits and practiced initiation rites in which masks were used.    Most of the masks show a considerable degree of realism, sometimes with an element of caricature.  The face is that of a male with large, flat curving lips, open mouth with thin filed…

https://flic.kr/p/Q2M7VK | Tanzania/Mozambique, Makonde - Lipiko Helmet Mask | COUNTRY: MOZAMBIQUE ETHNIC GROUP: MAKONDE MATERIALS: WOOD HEIGHT: 9 1/2 in. Little is known of the culture of the Makonde people. They believed in ancestral spirits and practiced initiation rites in which masks were used. Most of the masks show a considerable degree of realism, sometimes with an element of caricature. The face is that of a male with large, flat curving lips, open mouth with thin filed…

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