Teke Kidumu mask - D.R.C.

Teke Kidumu mask - D.R.C.

Regular price €400.00 Sale

Teke Kidumu mask - the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Teke used the moon-shaped masks -- flat, decorated with abstract geometric motifs, bisected by a horizontal stripe, colored with white or red earth, painted black, blue, and brown. They portray an abstractly interpreted human face. At the same time, the design is a composition of symbols. Teke masks are worn by members of the Kidumu society either during the funerals of chiefs, or weddings, or important meetings

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