Title: Hawk Mask
Material: Wood and natural pigment
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: 16" height x 55 1/2" wingspan x 12" depth
This is undoubtedly the most spectacular hawk mask we have ever seen!To watch similar masks being danced, please click on the link below;