Mitsogo (Tsogo) masks

Mitsogo (Tsogo) Mask

Used during the night-time initiation ceremonies of the Bwete society, this type of mask is a ritual object subtracted from the sight of uninitiated people. The mask has the function of representing the multitude of symbolic images evoked during the rites.

Mitsogo mask
Mitsogo mask
Tsogo mask
Tsogo mask