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Oil on canvas / 65 x 81 cm – Sold

 

The elongated heads of Mangbetus women are obtained by traditionally deforming the skull from childhood with the help of raffia cords.

 

Congo
Mangbetus women

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo : Danses d’Afrique de Michel HUET – Edition du Chêne