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Helmet mask - Gouin People, Burkina Faso

Price: $3,800.00





Title: Helmet mask

Material: Wood

People: Gouin

Country:Burkina Faso

Description: Once a year, the priest would dance
wearing this helmet mask around the village in a
purification ceremony to honor the earth. The Gouin
farm millet, cassava and yams. Collected in 1994 in
Burkina Faso - from our personal collection. These are
so extremely rare, we would love to hear from anyone
in the world that has seen another.

Dimensions: 14" height x 10" diameter

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