A close up view of the masquerade character called Oki. The Oki mask is placed on top of the wearer’s head and consists of a large horizontal wooden structure with coloured fringe around the base of the mask and in the centre of the mask are carved, painted designs and three large pointed fins. The masquerader is wearing different pieces of coloured cloth with long strands of palm fronds around the enck. In the background are attendants who are wearing printed wrappers around the waist and some are holding metal staffs and sticks.
Small boys masquerade in Ovim Village, Isu Ikwa Ato. The photograph shows a crowd surrounding a masquerader who is in the centre of the ring and is wearing striped netted leggings, a raffia skirt, head covered, and a headdress. The men in the circle are wearing plaid wrappers, some are wearing t-shirts and they are holding branches in their hands. In the foreground are two men wearing striped hats and watching the masquerade. In the background are spectators, tress and buildings.
[Igbo] Obugulu mau masquerade depicting four masqueraders sitting down. Each of the characters is wearing a white and black painted face mask adorned with an elaborate headdress covered in tassels and cloth with streamers or ribbons. They are wearing the harlequin-like, appiqued costumes with pointed breasts; their hands and feet are covered with cloth.