Nwenka Mask - Bobo People, Burkina Faso
Title: Nwenka Mask
Country: Burkina Faso
Description: These sacred masks do not represent
any living, tangible being, either human or animal.
They rather recall the spirit of an animal. As a
result, these masks are abstract and stylized. These
are the most ancient and sacred of the wooden
masks used in the religious cults.
Dimensions: 37 1/2" height x 7 1/2" width x 11" depth
Dimensions including stand: 42 3/4" height x 7 1/2" with x 11" depth