Bamana "Chi Wara" Headdress, Mali
Bamana (Mali, West Africa)
Chi wara, mid to late 20th century
Wood, fiber, beads, metal
Includes didactic label
- cracks and chips to wood; wear and scratches to surface; wear and loss to finish; small abrasions and dents throughout; large crack at neck of mother figure; cracks to base; heavy dust residue throughout; insect damage.