Large Bedu Plank Mask

Regular price $1,000.00 $3,800.00 Sale

Nafana tribe, Ivory Coast
81"h x 26"w x 12"d

This large mask with its dramatic black and white geometric pattern was worn during important ceremonies within the Nafana tribe.

The square and circular shapes represent the balance between masculine and feminine energies.  The mask was worn during various ceremonies and was invoked to promote fertility, ensure good harvests and rid the village of harmful spirits.