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Description

Mask with a white face and a ridged coiffure painted black. There is a disc-like shape at the front centre of the hairdo. The centres of the eyes are blue.

History Of Use

Gelede mask worn by women members of protective society for community dancing.

Cultural Context

ceremonial; women's protective society; dancing

Item History

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