Permanent Galleries

Rear Skirt Panel for Ngady Amwaash Royal Masquerade




A royal Amwaash masker bowing to a Kuba king and wearing a rear skirt panel nearly identical to this one.

From Joseph Cornet. Art Royal Kuba, Milan: Edizioni Sipiel Milano, 1982, p. 283.

Rear Skirt Panel for Ngady aMwaash Royal Masquerade
Unrecorded Artist from Democratic Republic of Congo
Kuba style, mid-twentieth century
glass beads, raffia palm fiber cloth, cowrie and conus shells
Owen D. Mort Jr. Collection
L2010.010.031