This hand carved wooden mask comes from the beautiful island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, featuring some of the islands traditional carving motifs.
It's encapsulated inside a gold coloured wooden frame with a white fabric base and cream coloured passe-partout.
People in Indonesia have been using masks since ancient times, for harvest festivals, fertility rites, soul catching, death ceremonies and spiritual dances, initiation rites and exorcism rituals.
They are believed to scare off evil spirits and sickness as well as protecting from natural disasters like drought and floods.
The frame comes complete with it's story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope.
Dimensions: 65 x 65 x 8,5cm