Bobo Bird Mask, 20th century, Burkina Faso.

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Bobo Bird Mask
20th century
Bobo people, Burkina Faso.

24.5” tall x 7 wide x 8” deep

Usually commissioned by the village, this Mask was carved to represent “SU”, a bush spirit. The mask is danced in village festivals honoring harvest, births, weddings and funerals. Carved from wood with applied handmade paints.

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