Mossi Nyonyose Mask :: (BF-MOSS-0004)

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Description

The Mossi are one of the largest ethnic groups of Burkina Faso, with populations concentrated to the eastern border.

Mossi culture values the lessons of history and the wisdom of ancestors among all else, told in their art from masks to sculpture. Many of their figures pay homage to matriarchal figures.

The coiffure hairstyles and scarification indentations are quintessential features of this style of figure. This style of figure represents femininity, wisdom and fortitude.

Mask Information

Country of Origin…………….. Burkina Faso
Culture………………………… Mossi
Function……………………….. Protection
Dimensions……………………. 54 x 20 x 18cm

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 cm

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