BAMANA STYLE CHI WARA HORIZONTAL HEADDRESS 5, MALI

While originating from the African continent, this chi wara is likely not created by the tribe who invented the design. The tribal attribution indicates the origin of the design, not the object.


Photographs © Hamill Gallery

BAMANA STYLE
CHI WARA HORIZONTAL HEADDRESS 5
14.5" high x 24.5" long x 6.5" wide
Mali
$400

This Chi Wara has iron staples joining the head and body pieces. The tips of the nose and right ear are damaged and the right horn is broken off. There is an obvious, but stable crack on the left side of the crown section.

 

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