Tanzania, Makonde  wood, slightly shiny, blackish brown patina, of oval hollowed form, marked by a voluminous disc-shaped lip plug and big p...

Tanzania, Makonde wood, slightly shiny, blackish brown patina, of oval hollowed form, marked by a voluminous disc-shaped lip plug and big p...

Africa | Body mask from the Makonde people of Tanzania | Wood; honey brown patina with black paint details

Africa | Body mask from the Makonde people of Tanzania | Wood; honey brown patina with black paint details

Pregnant Woman Mask, Makonde, Tanzania  H: 61 cm (24″), W: 31 cm (12,2″)  This special body mask, carved from wood with breasts and swollen stomach and adorned with Makonde scarification bars which are symbols of tribal pride and beauty. The body mask along with a matching female face mask is worn by a male dancer. He performs a mesmerizing dance that dramatizes the agonies of childbirth.   READ on

Pregnant Woman Mask, Makonde, Tanzania H: 61 cm (24″), W: 31 cm (12,2″) This special body mask, carved from wood with breasts and swollen stomach and adorned with Makonde scarification bars which are symbols of tribal pride and beauty. The body mask along with a matching female face mask is worn by a male dancer. He performs a mesmerizing dance that dramatizes the agonies of childbirth. READ on

AFRICAN BODY MASK - Makonde People, Tanzania, Female Body Mask with head, with lizard form scarification, used in fertility rituals, with encrustation, holed edges for fibre cowling. 20th c. 29" x 9" x 10 1/2".

AFRICAN BODY MASK - Makonde People, Tanzania, Female Body Mask with head, with lizard form scarification, used in fertility rituals, with encrustation, holed edges for fibre cowling. 20th c. 29" x 9" x 10 1/2".

clay tiki mask. I did this in class with my 7th & 8th graders.  I had them make it into a lidded box form.

clay tiki mask. I did this in class with my 7th & 8th graders. I had them make it into a lidded box form.

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