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Baule Dance Mask (IV-baule-0051)

$200.00

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Description

This mask of entertainment is used at dance celebrations. These events, associated with women, would take place several times per week, as well as at funerals of important people. These portrait masks are  inspired by female models, figures admired for their beauty and quality as dancers. These masks are kept in a hut in the village and worn exclusively by men. The ornaments on top of human face masks are purely decorative, very often it is animal horns springing from the head.

Mask Information

Country of Origin…………… Ivory Coast
Culture…………………………  Baule
Function……………………….. Dance and Celebration
Dimensions……………………. 47 x 18 x 12cm

 

 

Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 cm
SKU: IV-baule-0051 Categories: , , ,