REGION: Africa
COUNTRY: Congo (present day Democratic Republic of Congo)
YEAR PRINTED: 1966
VALUE: 20 francs

This stamp is one of a set of four celebrating the traditional masks of the region, issued immediately after the civil war following decolonization of the region. This stamp represents a Kidumu plank mask of the Teke (Bateke) ethnic group, used for village celebrations and chiefly funerals.