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An entertainment masquerade among the Mende. The headpiece varies from case to case but typically features a basketry frame tricked out with coloured wool and cloth, worn above a voluminous cape of undyed raffia that reaches to the ground.

  • W.Siegmann & J.Perani, 'Men's masquerades of Sierra Leone and Liberia', Ethnologische Zeitschrift Zürich, 1980, 1, 25-40. [Illustration 12]