This is a Vintage Bwa Plank Mask from Burkina Faso. These masks are believed to possess special powers which are controlled by those who wear them. This mask is plank shaped with a circular face at one end and a crescent moon at the other. The wearer looks through a hole in the mouth. The eyes are based on an owl and the hooked nose comes from the hornbill. Both these birds are thought to possess magical powers. The plank section is decorated with geometric patterns which are an essential design element in many African masks and carvings. Geometric pattern creates an external rhythm which echoes the internal spiritual energy of the artwork. It can also be used as a coded language where the design communicates secret knowledge to those in the know A fabulous mask to add your collection.
Shows age and Natural Wear
38 Inches Tall
9 Inches Wide
8 Inches Deep
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Mar 20, 2020
Great experience with this seller. Shipping was fast and item was very well packed. Mask is beautiful. Very pleased.