Carved African Tribal Plank Mask
This unique plank-style mask most likely originates from Burkina Faso. These masks are believed to possess special powers which are …
moreThis unique plank-style mask most likely originates from Burkina Faso. These masks are believed to possess special powers which are controlled by those who wear them. Plank shaped headdress with elongated face, nose, and exaggerated chin. A double circle is carved into the forehead.
Braided raffia encircles the back of the mask.
The plank headdress section is decorated with geometric patterns that creates an external rhythm which echoes the internal spiritual energy of the artwork.
3.425” x 20.125” x 5” less
- 3.42ʺW × 5ʺD × 20.12ʺH
- Mid 20th Century
- Place of Origin
- West Africa
- Item Type
- Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned
- Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, Some Imperfections
- Condition Notes
- Condition is excellent considering age and use. Paint is distressed, but intact. Condition is excellent considering age and use. Paint is distressed, but intact. less
Typical Shipping: 7-14 days
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