Marka double mask - Mali


The Marka are Mande (Soninke) people with settlements in Bamana (southwestern Mali).  Their elongated mask faces are covered with copper plates. 

Along the Niger the Marka use the masks in ceremonies related to fishing and farming.

Special features include embellished with copper and fabric tassles.  

Size:- 55cmH on stand x 38cm at widest point

Stand is included if requested

 

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