Miniature shoulder mask from the BAGA NIMBA people of Guinea. Shoulder masks were used during joyful ceremonies such as weddings and harvest festivals. The wearer of the mask had a raffia costume and performed dances while surrounded by villagers.
This shoulder mask has a large pair of breasts, a typical extra enlarged head with semicircular ears, a pointed chin and nose.
Good condition with traces of tribal use.
|Ethnic group:||Baga Nimba|
|Estimated period:||Second half 20th century|
|Sold with stand:||No|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
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