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Toma Mask

Unknown1860/1940

Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives

This mask is thouht to have come from the Toma of Liberia, but it is also similar to the mask of the Chamba from Nothern Nigeria. Such masks often represent bush cows and the concept of the high dome is to give this mask the awesome effect when it emerges from the forest.

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  • Title: Toma Mask
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1860/1940
  • Location: Liberia
  • Type: Mask
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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