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Antique Primitive Mali African Painted Over Woven Hemp Ceremonial Mask Headdress

USD 210,00

Information about the seller
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Object's location

Minneapolis

Additional Informations

  • Provenance: Ownership History Not Available -
  • Time Period Manufactured: 1600-1900 -
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Unknown -
  • Culture: African -
  • Handmade: Yes -
  • Modified Item: No

Product's description

The mask is made from woven hemp fibers from the hemp plant or industrial hemp which is one of the fastest growing plants on Earth next to bamboo grassy cane plant making this mask a textile or woven fabric mask rather than a wood mask like many other African masks that are made from wood.