Baule Carved Tribal Mask


Product sku AFR331ED09


Baule Carved Tribal Mask Ivory Coast. The Baule are one of the Akan peoples. They moved west to the Ivory Coast more than 200 years ago and adpted masking traditions from their neighbors the Guro Senufo and Yaure peoples. There are three basic types used in a special dance of rejoicing called Goli symbolizing the social order. Most of these masks are Kpan with elaborate coiffures and refined carving; they represent the Senior female in the ceremonies.

Length 10 in
Depth 8 in
Height 16 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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