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Africa | Kuba Mukenga Mask. Democratic Republic of the Congo Kuba peoples. Late 19th/mid-20th century. Wood, glass beads, cowrie shells, feathers, raffia, fur, fabric, thread, and bells. Mukenga masks like this one are worn at funerals of influential, titled men in the northern part of the Kuba kingdom. The mask's form and materials combine symbols associated with status and leadership.

From Adele's recent trip to #Rwanda. #masks #Kuba

Africa | Bushoong Kuba.

Kuba Mask of wood, glass beads, & cowrie shells.

Female Face Mask (ngady mwaash). Kuba of DRC.

Kuba Mask at the politically incorrect Africa Museum, Tervuren, Belgium

Kuba Mwashambooy Mukenga Helmet Mask, DR Congo

Mask from the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo