Lwalwa Hand-Carved Wood Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lwalwa (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Mask, late 20th to 21st century
Wood and pigment
- visible imperfections in wood; scratches and abrasions throughout; fading to pigment; dust and dirt residue throughout; small insect holes to nose of mask; drilled holes at edges inherent to mask; dust and dirt residue throughout.