Wood and Pigment
Ndunga masks are named after the secret
society they belonged to and to the name given
to the masked figure who wore a hefty costume
of dried banana leaves.
The Ngunda society
played a ritual and political role acting as a
king of secret police, responsible for keeping
Its members had to maintain
political stability by enforcing law and tracking
Ex Christopher McConnell collection
Height: 11 ¾”
Width: 9 ¼”
Depth: 5 ¼”
Stand not included.