Pigmentmålad. Höjd 21 cm.
Peter von Busch samling.
The Makonde of northern Mozambique and southern Tanzania wore helmet masks for initiation
ceremonies called Lipiko for both boys and girls. The mask or "head of the lipiko" (muti wa
lipiko) is made of a light, balsa-like wood and worn with a cloth tied around the bottom rim that
falls loosely over the masquerader