Bwa Wooden Sun Mask | Swahili
Small: 14"L x 0.5"W x 16"T
Medium: 17"L x 0.75"W x 20"T
These authentic masks, hand-carved in Burkina Faso by Bwa (Bobo) artisans for agricultural ceremonies to promote a healthy harvest as well as prosperity. Representing the sun, these iconic masks will make a dramatic statement in your home!
The masks' geometric design is used to draw people's attention. When worn at night performances around a fire, the effect is quite dramatic. The handle at the bottom of each mask is where the wearer holds the mask during the ceremony.
Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.