CHOKWE PEOPLE

Chokwe Mask

€300,00
CHOKWE PEOPLE

Chokwe Mask

€300,00
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This ancestral mask Pwo or Mwana Pwo, made of wood with a hair line made of woven fiber, has beautiful and unusual scarification patterns on the forehead and face, originating in Angola.

Pwo means femininity and a female elderly ancestor associated with fertility. The cross shape on the forehead, known as “cingelyengelye”, is an early Portuguese influence.

It is made of carved wood, with notches and vegetable fiber.

Length : 25 cm

Height : 25.5 cm

Width : 11 cm

Weight : 326 g

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