Minganji Pende wicker facemask - DRC

Minganji Pende wicker facemask - DRC

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Good old Minganji Pende wicker facemask - DRC

Exceptional Pende Minganji straw and wicker mask from the beginning of the 20th Century.
The mask you can see on the photos added from Eliot Elisofon is from the 1970 and the mask round red is in fabric ... here on this mask, it's totally in wicker and previous from the fabric.

Source : SOVA: Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives
virtual-artifacts: “ Minganji masqueraders, near Gungu, D. 1970 ©Eliot Elisofon “Although the Minganji face masks make an appearance on a wide variety of occasions (such as the investiture.