This Bassa passport mask was used as a powerful charm for personal protection during forest work, travel and for countering witchcraft. These highly collectable passport masks were also used to identify the owner while traveling through other communities.
Time Period: Early – Mid 20th c
Provenance: From a Washington D.C. collection
Materials: Wood and pigment with custom stand
Dimensions: 4 in. High x 2 3/4 in. Wide
Condition: Appears in very good condition with some abrasions from use
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