YAKA HAND HELD MASK - DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Hand-held masks are used by boys during the initiation and circumcision ceremonies of the Yaka. Approximately 25" top to bottom. 6" deep. 7" across. 12" across hat. Cane framework, Wood, Pigments, Fiber, Fabric, Pierced for attachment. Mid 20th Century or later. FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION. Horned mask.