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BaLuba Kifwebe mask, Zaire

BaLuba kifwebe mask, Zaire

The kifwebe mask is named after a secret society, and was probably used for initiation ceremonies. BaLuba masks are distinctive with their spherical shape and grooved geometric patterns. This example has a raffia beard.

This mask was bought from missionary W.B. Scott in 1910.