Mende Helmet Mask


Product sku AFR331AB163


RETAIL $2600 SALE $650
Wood carved Mende Helmet mask from Sierra Leone area. May be Gonde mask as the color and painting suggest oppose to the contrasting traditional sleek shiny black of the Sande secret society mask. These dance masks were worn by only women which exaggerate the large rounded forehead, short wrinkled neck, and small features that are though to be most attractive to the Mende. The tall hair style is encircled with baboons holding a cup on top.

Length 16 in
Depth 16 in
Height 21 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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