Lega Bwami Mask, Congo: #66

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  • Lega Bwami Mask, Congo #66
  • The heart-shaped face covered with kaolin is very characteristic of the Lega art.
  • This type of mask was used as part of the cult of the Bwami, an association that organized the social structure and ensured the stability of the Lega community.
  • The Lega are a Bantu forest people of Central Africa, established in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in the provinces of South Kivu and Maniema.
  • Measurements : About 9 Inches high
  • Condition: Medium
  • Circa 1920-40's