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Mende tribe, Bundu mask
Sierra Leone
14" high, 9" diameter
Circa: early 20th century
# y2195-1
Was $895

Reduced Price: $672


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Bundu Masks are used in the women's secret society known as Sande. They are a reflection of the Mende people's perception of ideal beauty and are worn during the initiation ceremony for young girls who are entering womanhood.

Note: hole in top of mask (see photo above) is where the circumcision knife is held)