MANDINGO MASK 1, West Africa

This mask has been vetted as being authentic with signs of use and age.


 

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

MANDINGO (MALINKE, MANDINKA)
MASK 1
42" high x 17" wide x 14" deep (with costume fragments)
13" high x 7" wide x 5" deep (wood mask alone)
West Africa
$2000

This unusual, expressive and powerful mask is in very good condition.  The cloth costume is, however, in tatters and the scraps of leather on top of the mask have lost most of their fur.

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