Elegant Yoruba Mask from Nigeria

Tribe: Yoruba                    Country: Nigeria                    Object: Gelede Mask                    Height: 15.5″

This is a very elegant, simplistic Gelede mask from Nigeria. Meant to educate and inspire, Gelede masks show the power Yoruba women hold, though they are worn by men during the festivals. The Gelede celebration has been apart of the Yoruba culture for centuries.

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