Dimensions: 8" height x 7" width x 3" depth
Dimensions including stand: 11 1/2" height x 7" width x 3" depth
Ex: Christopher McConnell Collection
Ex: Scott Rodolitz"> Gunyege Mask - Dan People, Liberia and Ivory Coast
Gunyege Mask - Dan People, Liberia and Ivory Coast - Sold
Gunyege Mask - Dan People, Liberia and Ivory Coast - Sold
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Gunyege Mask - Dan People, Liberia and Ivory Coast - Sold 2
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Gunyege Mask - Dan People, Liberia and Ivory Coast - Sold

Title: Gunyege Mask Material: Wood, cowrie shells, cloth and red pigment People: Dan Country: Liberia and Ivory Coast Description: The 350,000 Dan live in the North-Western Ivory Coast. They are farmers, but have a reputation of being fierce warriors, always battling their neighbors, the We, Guro and the Mano. The masks incarnate the supernatural, spiritual force called ëGleí who lives in the forest. The Gunyege participate in races with the fastest young men of the village. It is believed that the power of the Gle helps its wearer to win. The mask goes to the fastest runner as a trophy. Included is a custom-built metal stand. Mask dimensions: 8" height x 7" width x 3" depth Stand dimensions: 4" width x 4" depth Dimensions including stand: 11 1/2" height x 7" width x 4" depth Ex: Christopher McConnell Collection
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