Bapende Celebration

African Beaded Male Rital Mask

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SKU: 218871
This glistening mask with long horns replicates those used by Congo's Bapende people during male initiation rites. Kobina Asmah hand-carves the sese wood mask and decorates it with glass beads and painted details in white, yellow, black, sea blue, and deep orange featuring a weathered finish.
  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 1.41 lbs
  • 16.5 inches H x 6.8 inches W x 2.8 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Kobina Asmah