Ngaady A Mwaash mask, Kuba culture
December 10, 2015

Ngaady A Mwaash mask, Kuba culture

DETAIL: Ngaady A Mwaash mask, Kuba culture, Central Africa. Wood, pigment, raffia cloth, cowrie shells, glass beads; approximately 15 inches high. Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium. Ngaady A Mwaash was the wife of the first Kuba king who was a founding royal female ancestor of the 17th-century Bushoong Kuba dynasty.  It performs with two […]