Pieces of artwork that we acquire at yard sales, receive as gifts, etc. are often unmarked as to maker or origin. This is a guide about identifying a carved wood mask.
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This wooden mask decorated with metal and beads looks African. It is hand carved with these dimensions 8 1/2 " by 25". Any information about origin and value, would be appreciated.
What a fabulous mask! It does indeed look African though you might have better luck IDing it by visiting these sites: www.africancraftsmarket.com/
this site claims to have a person who will ID a mask for you He's called The Mask Man masksoftheworld.com/
Send the picture here: nmaahc.si.edu/