Carved and Painted Gabon Fang Mask (Trade)DE-COR | Globally Inspired
A Fang Ngil mask. In the Fang tribe the Ngil were agents of social and judiciary order, they wore a tall mask painted in white, the white color was made from ground kaolin, a soft clay, and refers to the spirit world. Masks like these during the nighttime while protecting the tribe and in ceremonies, these masks were meant to terrify anyone with intentions of wrong doings.
- *Era: Vintage
- *Material: Native Wood
- *Size: 9"(L) x 6“(D) x 22"(H)
- *Color: Oxidized White and Black
- *Condition: Wear consistent with age & use, blemishes and imperfections will be present. These are not to be consider defects but rather part of its character & historical value.
Found in Ivory Coast
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