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Lega Mask Rare Old Congo African Art

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Title Lega Mask Rare Old Congo African Art
Type of Object Mask
Country of Origin Democratic Republic of Congo
People Lega
Materials Wood, pigment, vegetal fibers.
Approximate Age Mid 20th century
Height (in) 13
Width (in) 6
Depth (in) 5
Dimensions Height: 13 Inches
Width: 6 Inches
Depth: 5 Inches
11 inches of raffia
Overall Condition Good
Damage/Repair Raffia beard is ripped. Loss of pigment, wear

This is an extraordinary mask.  Note the tiny holes above orbital crests, down nose, on lips and cheeks. Worn patina.