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Old Hand Carved Wooden Yoruba Tribe Nigeria Ritual Dance Rabbit Lizard Mask L6X

$155.95
Details
  • Brand: Yoruba Tribe Nigeria
  • Size: 12 1/4" tall by 12" deep by 8" wide
  • Color: Black Brown with bits of Red
  • Condition: Pre-owned
  • Notes: This mask is solid with an aged patina. It has a few broken off pieces, however this does not distort the overall design.
  • SKU: 150469

For your consideration is this hand carved wooden mask/headdress from the Yoruba Tribe of Nigeria. The mask appears to have a red base color with a dark blackish brown covering over the top and bits of red showing through in some areas. It appears to be animal themed with what looks like a rabbit and a lizard. This mask was possibly worn in their Gelede masked dance or for the tribe healer to drive away evil spirits. It measures about 12 1/4" tall by 12" deep by 8" wide. This mask is solid with an aged patina. It has a few broken off pieces, however this does not distort the overall design. Please see the pictures for more details.

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Old Hand Carved Wooden Yoruba Tribe Nigeria Ritual Dance Rabbit Lizard Mask L6X
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