Mossi wan-balinga forehead mask, Burkina Faso
wood, pigment, plant fiber
12.5" from front to back, 19" tall including attachments
mid 20th Century
ex private collection, US


SOLD


In the book "Burkina Faso: Land of the Flying Masks" by Christopher Roy and Thomas Wheelcock, this type of
mask is referred to as a Fulani Woman mask. See page 404 for examples and information.
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