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Ram Mask - Bobo People, Burkina Faso

Price: $3,800.00


 


Title: Ram Mask

Material: Wood and pigment

People: Bobo

Country: Burkina Faso, West Africa

Description: This is a traditional Bobo helmet mask.
The Bobo use masks in three major contexts: they
appear at harvest time, but their key function is
participation in male initiation. A secondary function
is the burial and funeral rites of the elder priests.

Dimensions: 13" height x 10 width x 13" depth

Dimensions including custom-made metal stand: 19" height

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