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Refined Chokwe mask from DR Congo with beautiful patina and in good condition with traces of wear and tear. The Chokwe who spread from their homeland of Angola throughout the southern region of the DRC, have influenced the art of many neighboring peoples, including the Lunda, Mbunda, Mbangani and some others. The Chokwe use three types of masks. These are the sacred masks, initiation masks and dance masks. The last group includes a female mask, or pwo, and her male counterpart, or cihongo, wh... African Masks, African Art, Chokwe, Ethnographic Art, Female Mask, Dr Congo, Southern Region, Drc