BAULE, GOLI face masks, Ivory Coast

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Goli masks, also referred to as kple kple masks, are one of the great abstractions in African art. They are used in ceremonies related to the Goli festival of the Baule people. The Goli festivities date back circa 1900 and are primarily held to celebrate new crops, the visits of dignataries or periods of mourning.

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GOLI 001, 17"x 8.5"

GOLI 002

GOLI 003

$600

SOLD

SOLD
   

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GOLI 004, 18"x 8.5"

212-614-6610

GOLI 005, 16.5"x 8"

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GOLI 006, 15"x 10"

GOLI 007

GOLI 008

$600

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SOLD
   

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