Baba Tagwa mask, basketry, helmet mask, tribal art, oceanic art, Papua New Guinea

Baba Tagwa mask, basketry, helmet mask, tribal art, oceanic art, Papua New Guinea
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<meta charset="UTF-8" />Imposing basketwork helmet mask called Baba Tagwa. The Baba mask is worn with a long skirt of pandanus leaves and a necklace of colorful fruit. The baba belongs to the spirit world and is used to frighten the uninitiated away from preparations for initiation ceremonies. The baba always carries 1 or 2 long spears, which he uses (symbolically) to enforce the laws governing the uninitiated. Wickerwork, feathers and natural pigments. Sold with a presentation base. Approx. 51 x 34 x 48 cm / 850€ base and shipping included.

Ref: 307OLB3EED

Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Masks of Tribal Art Style)
Period 20th century (Oceanic Masks 20th century)
Country of origin Papua New Guinea
Width (cm) 34 cm
Height (cm) 48 cm
Depth (cm) 51 cm
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 22700, louannec, France
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