Animal masks from Burkina Faso This helmet mask ofimposing dimensions embodies a large West African antelope, the hippotrague, the high ringed horns tilted back. The Bobo Fing are a Mandingo people, most of whom live in eastern Burkina Faso, but also in southern Mali.
Their culture is similar to that of the Bambara. They are organized in lineages led by councils of elders.
In each village altars are erected under the authority of blacksmiths, priests of the Dwo cult, but the Bobo also venerate secondary spirits and those of the ancestors. In addition to objects carved from wood. An original patina covers the item. Vintage Hand Carved Wooden Tribal African Art Cloth Cowrie Shells Dan Mask -2245.Vintage African mask Carved Mask collector Portrait Mask (Gba gba) 1408. African Mask African Tribal Ceremonial Mask Mask Powerful Ram African Mask-2527. Vintage Hand Carved Wooden Tribal African Art Songye Kikashi mask with ornam2552. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks". The seller is "naga_4823" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.