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A Gelede Mask, Yoruba, Nigeria c. 1900 - 1950
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A Gelede Mask, Yoruba, Nigeria
c. 1900 - 1950

wood

The Gelede festival combines art and ritual dance to amuse, educate and inspire worship. Gelede celebrates womanhood, especially elderly women, female ancestors and deities, honoring female power and spiritual capacity, including their destructive nature. Gelede serves the function of soothing this power, as well.

Height: 12 ½ inches

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A Gelede Mask, Yoruba, Nigeria c. 1900 - 1950

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Nov 06, 2015
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72242: A Gelede Mask, Yoruba, Nigeria c. 1900 - 1950

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A Gelede Mask, Yoruba, Nigeria
c. 1900 - 1950

wood

The Gelede festival combines art and ritual dance to amuse, educate and inspire worship. Gelede celebrates womanhood, especially elderly women, female ancestors and deities, honoring female power and spiritual capacity, including their destructive nature. Gelede serves the function of soothing this power, as well.

Height: 12 ½ inches

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