Baga Information

Tribe: Baga
Mask Type: Nimba
Country: Guinea
Comments: Beautiful example of Baga art. D'mba is the ultimate model for the Baga female to aspire to. She is part of the fertility, and fecundity celebrations of the village, representing universal love, motherhood, and prosperity - demonstrated through flat breasts, an intricate coiffure, scarification patterns, and immense size. Age cracks,major repairs to one leg, mounting studs, insect damage to one leg.
Price: 1500
Material: Wood
Age: Early to Mid 20th century
Height (in): 52
Width (in): 11
Depth (in): 16