African Wooden Toma Mask
5"W x 2"D x 13.5"H - Africa - Wood
The Toma masks are beautiful pieces of art. The masks represent a forest spirit called Landai and were used to to initiate boys into manhood. Most have a flat face, a beaked nose, jaws of teeth, protruding brow and horns presenting perfect examples of the craftsmanship it took to create this piece.