Strange and marvelous old Pende area mid century or earlier. Brown with black and orange. Painted and painted over front - back that testifies to age and use. Medium to light weight wood. The thin two inch long mouth is lined with 23 inserted plastic?(SEE IMAGES) 8 1/4" x 6 1/2" x 3 This face painted mask was the front part of a costume. And a certain amount of textile material. Was attached to it in performance.
Mask is old and used - not meant for sale or made for sale. Age patina / made before 1960. Remnants of thin cord still present at holes for attaching the costume.Fully insured securely packed mailing to U. The item "African Mask Old Brown & Red Painted Pende with Teeth Vintage Tribal Artwork" is in sale since Thursday, September 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks". The seller is "notnow00" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.