Very beautiful feminine PUNU face mask. With a typical finely worked hairdress and a very nice face painted in brown, red and white. A PUNU mask embodies the close connection between the world of the living and the dead in African beliefs. They are mostly feminine in nature. The number and position of the scarifications varies per style or ethnic group.
These distinctive signs, called mabinda, were made in children around the age of ten to fourteen. Overall good condition, possible traces of use. Take a good look at the pictures. Height: 13.0 inch, 33 cm.
Width: 6.7 inch, 17 cm. Depth: 5.1 inch, 13 cm.
We welcome all reasonable offers! We appreciate your bussiness and look forward to helping you bring home a piece of history! This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks".
The seller is "webrasa" and is located in this country: NL. This item can be shipped worldwide.