BAMANA STYLE CHI WARA HORIZONTAL HEADDRESS 20, 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.


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BAMANA STYLE
CHI WARA HORIZONTAL HEADDRESS 20
14" high x 29.5" long x 8" wide
Mali
$400

This unusual Chi Wara has a long nail joining the head to the neck and the head rotates slightly.  There is random overall wood loss on the face and a chip off the front of the base.

 

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