MAMA BUSHCOW MASKS, Nigeria

MAMA
Bushcow Mask 14
19.25" high
$500 

The Mama mask above has been vetted as authentic but with little age or use.


Despite their form and patina, the Mama masks below 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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