Sierre Leone,20th Century
Features a scrunched up face with two small figures sitting atop the mask's head on either side of a pot. These masks would be worn by senior members of the Sande, an all female group, during a girl's transition into womanhood.
Wood,16 1/2" x 10 1/2" dia.,
From the collection of a Middletown, Rhode Island lady.
Surface wear all over, loss to one ear, white mark to one side, otherwise good condition.
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