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Helmet mask - Gouin People - Burkina Faso

Price: $3,800.00





TITLE: Helmet mask
MATERIAL: Wood
CULTURE: 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.
14" x 10" diameter.

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