ABELAM "BABA" BASKETRY INITIATION MASK W/ CASSOWARY FEATHERS
Period/Date: Early to Mid 20th century
Materials: Plaited fiber, natural earth pigments, Cassowary feathers
Description: This classic baba mask has its bundle of Cassowary bird feathers still intact around its radial headdress. It has acquired a thick encrusted patina with layered pigments and has obviously been used in numerous initiation ceremonies. It is in good condition with a few broken strands of rattan.
Dimensions: Height: 18" (46 cm), Width 12" (30.5 cm)
Price: $1300 Currency Conversion FREE SHIPPING When Using "Buy Now" Feature