Find great deals on ebay for gelede mask and yoruba mask shop with confidence. Gelede masks such as this one are worn by male yoruba dancers through their movements, gelede dancers, who always dance in pairs of male and female characters, express yoruba ideals of male. Yoruba gelede mask yoruba people, nigeria wood w/ oil paint, nails (15 h x 9 w x 13 d) read more $1200 (w/ custom stand) ibeji twin figures with cowrie. Product details + title - yoruba gelede mask nigeria african art + type of object - mask, carving + country of origin - nigeria + people - yoruba + materials - wood. A fine gelede mask from the yoruba people of nigeria. Gelede festival (nigeria) if you notice below the picture shows an example of a gelede mask that is worn by the yoruba in the traditional festival.
Yoruba gelede mask with snakes and birds find this pin and more on the yoruba and the orixas by vicoovico abstract or stylized african art in pictures - culture. In the southwestern corner of yorubaland, among the ketu, shaki, ohero-ljo, anago, ifonyin, annori and egbado yoruba, there is a program of sculpture, dance and dress. This old piece is a gelede mask from the yoruba tribe each village and area had distinctive patterns of gelede masks that reflect some facet of their social. Gelede mask african tribal art africain arte africana afrikanische kunst | collectibles, cultures & ethnicities, african | ebay. Gelede: at the height of the gelede ritual festival in the ketu-yoruba villages of nigeria and benin at midnight the mask dramatically appears to the expectant.
Yoruba gelede mask with 3 pigeons (mother and children) (this object is no longer in my collection) masks like this are worn by men in elaborate masquerade. This mask called gelede, is part of the rituals of a male initiation society, celebrated before the rainy season the mask represents a woman, with a posit.
The gelede is performed by the yoruba-nago community that is spread over benin, nigeria and togo for more than a century, this ceremony has been performed to pay. Several yoruba styles available including gelede and ekiti helmet masks with towering coiffure authentic engungun masks and belly masks created for use in tribal. Find the perfect gelede mask dance stock photo huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable rf and rm images no need to register, buy now. Gelede mask click on mask for detail next: ngaady a mwaash mask back: chihogo mask to: masks of africa face to face bookmark.
Gelede mask from the collections of the international slavery museum, liverpool. This yoruba gelede mask was danced to entertain and honor the spiritual power of women elders, expressing social and spiritual commentary.
Shop for yoruba gelede mask on etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods. Masks, magical movements, singing: the wisdom of the village is passed down from generation to generation, year after year it is a warm march morning, all the. Gelede is an annual festival honouring “our mothers” (awon iya wa) not so much for their motherhood but as female elders the celebration is recognizing the power and spiritual capacity. Gelede masked performance is a way of sustaining life through creating a social bond with the elderly women, who are generally referred to as ‘our mothers.
Michael backman ltd - home yoruba gelede dance headdress yoruba people, nigeria circa 1940 height: 34cm, length: 22cm, width: 27cm “the eyes that have seen gelede have seen the ultimate. Gelede masks left, from the living cultures gallery, and right, from the manchester gallery at manchester museum the full ritual is very involved, spanning both day and night and having. 1 grouping gelede masks african scholar henry drewal (1978, 18) places gelede masks into four categories: those that recognize respected members of the society, such as hunters, warriors. The gelede society is devoted to yemoja, the mother of all orisha (angelic forces) she represents motherhood, mother of waters, family, sexuality, sorcery and nurturer yemoja is the. Many gelede masks depict animals that serve as metaphors for human actions and attributes as well as illustrations of popular proverbs and songs that often accompany. Women in ritual: gelede home queen mothers ritual: gelede history and power masks markets gender r oles sources african art homepage.