BOBO/BWA, horizontal masks, Burkina Faso

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The below horizontal masks originate from 2 seperate tribes, the BOBO and the BWA, whom share similar artistic styles. The masks below symbolize animals and/or spirits and are worn during ceremonies associated with new crops, initiations and funerals.

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BOBO/BWA 001, 18"x


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