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Mambila Mask on Custom Stand | Ethnic Group: Mambila. Country of Origin: Cameroon or Nigeria. Materials: wood, pigment, mirror, red seeds, beads. | ca second half 20th century

Africa | Mask from the Mumuye people of Nigeria | Wood | According to Sieber (1974), this type of mask represents the female in the Vabo masquerade. This mask shows far more age than is often seen in other examples of the type.

Made out of a ceramic resin, the textured finish resembles the natural look of stone. Oval Chocolate Dimensions: 3"l x 3"w x 4"h