Mask - Plant fibre, Wood - Bobo - Burkina Faso

Description
Mask - Plant fibre, Wood - Bobo - Burkina Faso
2nd half 20th century - Good

Spectacular dancing mask of the Bobo ethnic group.

This type of masks was used in ritual dances related to agricultural ceremonies to favour the harvest.

The total height including the fibres is 78 cm approximately.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Bobo
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Plant fibre, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
68×20×18 cm
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