Frame with Tribal Wooden Mask from Sumba
A SYMBOL OF PROTECTION
This hand-carved wooden mask comes from the beautiful island of Sumba, featuring some of the islands traditional carving motifs.
It's encapsulated inside a gold colored wooden frame with a white fabric base and cream colored passe-partout. Being artisan crafted each mask is very slightly different.
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 its story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope.
Dimensions: 65 x 65 x 8,5cm
The price is for 1 frame