This is a traditional hand-carved mask of the Fang people of Gabon that was used in secret societies. It can be either colored in neutral or bright colors, depending on the occasion. The members of this male society wore the masks during the initiation of new members and the persecution of wrong-doers.
***MADE TO ORDER: This is custom-made to order piece. It will take us approximately 2-3 months to hand carve and deliver this item. Kindly order this piece only if you are willing to wait for this period.
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1. Authentic traditional and cultural global products; 2. 100% hand crafted; 3. All logs are dried naturally and may have cracking, checking, beetle excavations as well as other natural characteristics. Most of the woods used have beautiful grain, rustic knots and unique color variation. 4. Due to natural wood used and handmade products, no two products are alike. Every product is exclusive. 5. Made in Africa.