Gelede Mask
Yoruba Tribe, Nigeria
Wood

H.11"
Inventory # 10759

The Gelede spectacle of the Yoruba is a public display by colorful masks which combines art and ritual dance to amuse, educate and inspire worship...Gelede celebrates “Mothers” that includes female ancestors and deities as well as the elderly women of the community, the power and spiritual capacity these women have in society.

$420.00