African Tribal Mask

African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373


African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373

African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373   African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373
Plank Mask: Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) Peoples, Burkina Faso-99.7/24.9 CM. Plank Mask: Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) Peoples, Burkina Faso his fine and superb plank African Tribal Art Mask names Nwantantay, is handcrafted and used by the southern Bwa ethnic group, south of Dedougou in Burkina Faso.

It is presumed to represent nature spirits that the family elders encountered in the wilderness, and which watch over their families. The zig-zag lines on the African Tribal Art Mask represent the path of the ancestors that all Bwa must follow, if they are to overcome adversity. The concentric circles are the sacred wells in one town that are said to be the "water spirit Mask ". The African Tribal Art Mask are used for entertainment during market days, for initiation of young adults, and at annual yam festivals. The dancers appear wearing thick costumes of brightly dyed hemp fiber.

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The seller is "spirits-speak" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to Canada.

  1. Country/Region of Manufacture: Mali
  2. Culture: African
  3. Handmade: Yes
  4. Modified Item: No
  5. Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
  6. Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900


African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373   African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask Plank Mask Nwantantay, Bwa (Bobo) 1373