HELMET MASK

 

  • Sowei, helmet mask
  • Mende, Sierra Leone, Liberia
  • Wood
  • Height: 39 cm, width: 19 cm
  • Collected before 1959

 

The Sowei mask of the Sande society of the Mende reflects the ideal image of female beauty.  There is a medicine hole and there are two earring holes

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