This Bassa passport mask was used as a powerful charm for personal protection during forest work, travel and for countering witchcraft. These 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. Wide x 2 3/4 in. High
Condition: Appears in very good condition with some abrasions from use
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