YORUBA HEADDRESS 2

Photographs © Tim Hamill

Yoruba
Gelede 2
12" high
$700 

This Gelede mask has been vetted as authentic, made for tribal use.

Gelede, a male association, uses the aesthetic power of sculpture, costume, song and dance to placate and please women, who have special spiritual power. Often with elaborate superstructures, the headdresses appear as identical pairs in the dances.

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