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Ge Gon Mask - Dan People, Liberia

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Title: Ge Gon Mask

Material: Wood

People: Dan

Country: Liberia

Description: This mask has oval or slit eyes, often
framed in metal (tin), and a large beak or snout with
a black beard. As the dancer swoops and dances, the
masker carries in its hands horsetail fly whisks that are
waved gently to imitate a large and graceful bird. This
mask represents a hornbill bird and the dancer would
have sung songs and proverbs to instruct the people in
the importance of this mythical bird.
EX GEORGE HECHT COLLECTION

Dimensions: 19" height x 11" width x 4" depth

NOTE: Stand not included

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