MAMA BUSHCOW MASKS, Nigeria

Despite their form and patina, these Mama masks show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.


  MAMA
Bushcow Mask 5
22" high
$400 

MAMA
Bushcow Mask 6
15.5" high
$500


 MAMA
Bushcow Mask 12
16" high
$250

 MAMA
Bushcow Mask 13
23.25" high
$500

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

MAMA, Bushcow Masks, Nigeria

These headdresses, or horizontal helmet masks, are abstract representations of the bushcow and emphasize aggressive power. They are worn with a thick costume of fiber. The Mama live along the Benue River in eastern Nigeria.

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