Country: D.R. Congo
Description: Lega masks form part of the Bwami
initiation rites. They serve as a mark of rank,
identifying the owners as members of specific
Bwami levels. Lega masks are rarely worn over
the face. They are usually attached to different
parts of the body, or hung on fences surrounding
the dance area.
Dimensions: 9 1/2" height x 7" width x 3" depth
Included is a custom-made metal stand.
Dimensions with stand: 12 1/2" height x 7" width x 3" depth