This listing is for Male (1 bird on top) mask. Female version (with 2 birds on top) and a set of male and female also available for sell separately in our store.
This replica mask of powerful beauty is known as kwifibe by the Songye people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Distinguished by its black and white stripes, the mask is believed to embody supernatural forces that will ward off evil. To the Songye, the use of white on the mask symbolizes positive concepts such as purity and peace, the moon and light. This wall mask is carved by hand in Africa featuring a bird looking downward.
Made in Africa