Antique Bamana Chiwara Headdress, Mali - African Art, African Mask

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  • $295


Bamama Chiwara Headdress from Mali. Perhaps 40-60 years. A really fascinating carving from a remote part of the african continent.Each Village has a communal plot which is tended by the young men. The fastest and most skilled farmer is entitled to dance the "Chi-wara" (King of Farming) headdress. Like a trophy, he is entitled to display it until the following years competition.

Condidtion: Wear commensurate with age. Missing a tip of the horn and a ear as visible in photos.

Measures: 19x3x12

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