About This Item
21 Inches Tall
5.5 Inches Across
3 Inches Deep
Materials: Handcarved Wood, Paint
Some masks may show heavy patina, sometimes including African repairs. You will receive this exact mask.
Of all African tribal art, mask making may be the most diverse. Though mask carving is especially prevalent in Western and Central Africa, it is present throughout the continent in various forms. African masks are usually associated with a specific ceremony or society, some secret and some public which preserve traditional culture. During dances and ceremonies, masks are danced with great vigor and enthusiasm and are worn along with traditional clothing or costumes.
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