Zaire passport mask


West Africa consider passport masks to be very sacred as a way to connect to ancestors in the spirit world.  

Small enough to fit in the palm of one's hand, passport masks were never made to be worn and openly displayed. Usually kept inside a pocket or work around ones neck.  

They are sacred objects thought to be carried with the persons through two realms of living and spiritual world as protective charms.

The passport masks became a form of tribal identification, each culture with their own distinct styles.        

Style choice:  We have a wide collection the images above are the stock we hold and you will either get the one in the image or another very similar.  Due to the bespoke nature each passport will slightly differ in design.  Comes with a stand as seen

Size: 17cm on stand Mask diameter is : 10cm

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