AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition
AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition

AFRICAN TRIBAL BAMANA CHIWARA. Mali. Early 20th Century in Original condition

Regular price £225.00
An early carved chi Wara or Chiwara head crest, made by the Bamana or Bambara peoples of Mali, Africa. The chi wara represents a mystical roan antelope and is used in initiation ceremonies. The basket on the bottom fits over the head to keep the crest on during dance rituals.Region: AfricaOrigin: Mali Ethnicity: Bambara Ceremony: Chi Wara Ton SocietyType: Bamako Chi Wara Early 20th Century or earlier. Materials: wood with metal collar original wicker basket.Dimensions: 57cm long x 33cm High
Acquired From a private UK collection