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Often incorrectly called Nimba, these headdresses known locally as Damba were owned

Often incorrectly called Nimba, these headdresses known locally as Damba were owned by Baga villages. Representing a woman who has borne children, they were danced annually until the 1950s in ceremonies to promote the fertility of women and the land. More recently they have appeared as entertainment. Country of Origin: Guinea. Culture: Baga people. Date/Period: early 20th C. Place of Origin: Coastal Guinea. Material Size: Wood /111.6cms high. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Museum of Art, Dallas formerly Schindler Collection. Location: 37.

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