Dogon Mask with Nommo Figure, Mali, c. early 20th century (wood)
Karasu Tengu Somen (Full Face Mask). Meiji period (19th century) , Japan
Pende people - Congo More
anachoretique: “ matrixbotanica: Dancer in traditional costume during a Presidential visit. Ivory Coast. ca. 1947 ”
Igbo Tribe, Nigeria. Mmuo Initiation. Mask: Mmuo Crest, Materials:Wood, copper, cowries, leather, calabash, beads
Africa | A man in costume prepares to perform the part of the old man in an African initiation ceremony, border between Angola and Zambia. | Image and caption © Charles & Josette Lenars
Africa | Pwoom Itok mask dancer. Muentshi, Democratic Republic of Congo. 1972 | One encounters this type of mask among various Kuba group, including the Bushoong and the Ngeende. It appears during the young men's initiation and also performs as a dance mask. | ©Eliot Elisofon
pic from Benoît Van Maele via Flickr "Gungu festival of the Bapende, here one of the main masks, Gitenge"