Wooden mask (Kifwebe)
- Wooden mask (Kifwebe)
- Wooden ceremonial mask made for the Bwadi ya Kifwebe association, a group that polices social behavior and neutralizes disruptive elements within the Luba people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The masks are worn in a variety of ceremonies.
- Collection Title:
- Muriel and Marcus Zbar Collection
- Contributing Institution:
- Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
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- Topical Subject:
- Masks, Luba, Luba (African people)--Rites and ceremonies, and Luba (African people)--Politics and government
- Geographic Subject:
- Africa, Sub-Saharan, Africa, Central, and Congo (Democratic Republic)
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- Date Digital:
- Digitization Specifications:
- 300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
- Internet Media Type:
- Copyright Status Statement:
- Digital image copyright 2010, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.
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