Vintage African Mask Decor Bone And Shells Authentic
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Vintage African Mask Decor Bone And Shells Authentic :
African Mask Decor Real Bone and Shells . Condition is Used.Made in Africa for decor. It was not designed to be worn. Hand crafted and decorated. This mask represents deep spirituality, created in the same tradition (Odo Festival) as numerous past generations and believed to keep (scare) away evil spirits. Welcoming the return of beloved passed family members. It is a very unusual piece and demands attention. It's designed and created for believed purpose.18" in height. Made from one-piece wood including cowie shells layed into clay around the perimeter and forehead. Bone (or thorn-like object) run through nose. Bird escaping from the nose. Grass rope garnishing the edge. Hand painted.Exact creation year and origin is unknown.
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