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'Gunyege' Racing Mask - Dan people, Ivory Coast

Price: $4,000.00


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Title: 'Gunyege' Racing Mask

Material: Wood and pigment

People: Dan

Country: Ivory Coast

Description: This mask was collected in West Africa soon
after the second World War around 1946 and we acquired
it through an estate. The Dan people live in the northwestern
Ivory Coast in west Africa. The racing mask,or Gunyege, is
awarded to the faster runner in the village as he is important
as a messenger in case of danger such as forest fire.

Dimensions: 12" height x 6" width x 3 1/4" depth

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