The beard of raffia fibre adds height and dimension, and also designates this mask as masculine. The Gunyega rules over the footraces of young initiates, representing a masked spirit that must compete against unmasked runners. In this context, it must be a suitable "medium" for a who partakes in human activities, conveying a feeling of the and non-physical worlds.In both senses this mask performs admirably. An original patina covers the item. African Tribal Wood Hand Carved Wall African art BIG Baga Nimba Mask-- 3446. Vintage Hand Carved Wooden Mask Tribal African Art African Songye Mask -3290. African Tribal Art Wooden Carved Mask African A superb Fang Helmet MASKS -1071.
African Face Mask African Tribal Art Wooden Senufo Carved Wooden Face Mask -3007. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "naga_4823" and is located in this country: US.
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