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Belly Mask – Wood – Yoruba – Nigeria


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Wonderful wooden belly mask from the YORUBA tribe, Nigeria.
This kind of masks symbolize fertility and are also thought to be worn during boys`initiation ceremonies. Good used condition with slight traces of wear and tear. Large and powerful belly mask with a beautiful aged patina.
Object: Belly Mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Yoruba
Region/ country: Nigeria
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 81×38×19 cm
Weight: 1900 g


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