#A257
AFRICA, Guinea
Tribal Group: Baga

African Baga Nimba mask
Mask, "nimba", which rest on the shoulders
of the dancer who is disguised by raffia.
Nimba has large pendulous breast, a pronounced head and nose and studded coiffure. In addition to being worn as a mask at celebrations of births and marriage, its four legs let it stand on its own between uses.

Baga Nimba African art mast
17" high x 12" deep x 8" wide
Age uncertain ~ Carver Unknown
Acquired in 1993 from
the private collection of
Dr. Mamadou Diop MD, a Senegalese
physician living in Abidjan, CI.

African tribal art Bage NImba
US$770
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Nimba mask from Baga, Africa
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