mask (dance & live theatre)

Circumcision mask. It is heart-shaped, with narrow slits in the eyes. It is painted white, with a blue forehead, and blue nicks under the eyes. There is a long fringe of blackened raffia on a thick, oiled black cloth base, and a raffia cloth fringe around the chin. The wood used is Musanga cecropioides. The mask is called 'Kambande', the female.

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