We are not exactly sure as to the origins of this mask but believe it to have derived from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The mask features a face on either side (Janus) with puppet figures on top. The mask measures 22 inches tall and weighs 9 pounds. There is wood deterioration, cracking and severe wear and tear – please inspect photos.
Unknown African Janus Helmet Mask 22″ – DR Congo – African Art
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Wood, pigment, fabric and vegetable fiber
Wood deterioration, cracking and severe wear and tear