Marka masks are made of hardwood, copper and brass sheet. Their elongated surfaces are often more or less completely covered with metal.
The Marka are a Mande subgroup whose settlement region extends from the north of the Bamana (southwestern Mali) to the Senegalese border. Along the Niger River, the Marka use their masks in ceremonies related to fishing and agriculture.
Dimensions: height 60 cm
Origin: Mali / Burkina Faso
Color: dark brown with gold nuances
Material: wood, metal
Nice to know: each piece is unique
It is an old product, so traces of use are not an expression of errors or defects, but intentional. They underline the original character of the product.
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