Very carefully and beautifully carved Crocodile mask from Ivory Coast or Burkina Faso. Traditional black and white geometric designs with red color in the mouth. Crocodiles symbolize strength and protection when used in ceremonies and dance.
This unique mask is carved out of a single piece of wood. Animal-shaped masks have been identified as the primary sculpted art form of these people. This large crocodile mask is attributed to the Nuna. The crocodile is related to the water spirit, a guarantor of fertility and prosperity.
This crocodile body mask is in a black-white check detail including the long tail, legs, and prominent snout. A literally fabulous piece to add to your collection or to your home. The mask is approximately 47 inches long and 7 inches wide. Pictures are exact representations of the item. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1900-Now\Masks".
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