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Hawk Mask - Bwa People, Burkina Faso -Sold

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Title: Hawk mask (‘Faucon’ in French)

Material: Wood and pigments

People: Bwa

Country: Burkina Faso

Description: The hawk mask is an abstract mask consisting
of a broad horizontal plank, decorated with incised patterns.
The mouth projects from the center and there is a large hook
representing the hawk's beak. The elders of the Kambi clan
in Dossi call the hawk mask Duho. Turning from side to side
while moving forward as though in flight, the hawk mask
gives a spectacular performance.

Dimensions: 17" height x 78" width x 10" depth

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