MAMA BUSHCOW MASKS, Nigeria

MAMA
Bushcow Mask 14
19.25" high
$500 

The Mama mask above has been vetted as authentic but with little age or use.


MAMA STYLE BUSHCOW MASKS, Nigeria

Despite their form and patina, the Mama masks below show no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

  MAMA STYLE
Bushcow Mask 5
22" high
$400 

MAMA STYLE
Bushcow Mask 6
15.5" high
$500


 MAMA STYLE
Bushcow Mask 12
16" high
$250

 MAMA STYLE
Bushcow Mask 13
23.25" high
$500

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

MAMA STYLE Bushcow Masks, Nigeria

These headdresses, or horizontal helmet masks, are abstract representations of the bushcow and emphasize aggressive power. They are worn with a thick costume of fiber. The Mama live along the Benue River in eastern Nigeria.

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