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Africa | Headdress/mask from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood and pigment

This image represents a 'Bienei' mask from the Bwa culture of Mali.

"Bearded Woman": A Mossi Face Mask in Quagadougou Style | Cleveland Museum of Art

"Bearded Woman": A Mossi Face Mask in Ouagadougou Style, early Burkina Faso, Mossi people, century

Grebo. Costa de Marfil

Grebo mask with bird beak and six tubular eyes from Ivory Coast or possibly Liberia. Abstract masks of this type had a great influence over Cubism in the early part of the century.

Fulani Woman Mask - DA.685. Origin: Burkina Faso. Circa: 1850 AD to 1950 AD. Dimensions: 7" (17.8cm) high. Collection: African Art

Fulani Woman Mask - Origin: Burkina Faso Circa: 1850 AD to 1950 AD Dimensions: high Collection: African Art Medium: woo.

Africa | Zoomorphic mask from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood, polychrome paint and plant fiber || The bird masks and butterflies are the most abstract, consisting of a broad, horizontal plank, decorated with large concentric patterns. The mouth projects from the centre and there is a large hook representing the hawk's beak or circles representing the patterns on the butterfly's wings.

Burkina Faso Bwa people zoomorphic mask of wood and polychrome pigment.

Bobo mask - the masks of the Bobo have totemistic character, they are part of the genesis myths of the clan they belong to. "Wan nyaka" means "little antelope" and appeared at funerals and circumcision festivities.  H: 20 cm    Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue167/d100_1/#o3027685#ixzz3ip2Z8q28

Bobo mask - the masks of the Bobo have totemistic character, they are part of the genesis myths of the clan they belong to. "Wan nyaka" means "little antelope" and appeared at funerals and circumcision festivities. H: 20 cm Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue167/d100_1/#o3027685#ixzz3ip2Z8q28

Helmet Mask (Bolo) 19th-20th century, Burkina faso, Bobo Culture. this genre of masks worn at important agricultural celebrations,initiation rituals, and funerals

Birkina Faso - Bobo Helmet Mask (Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC) Birkina Faso Bobo peoples century Wood, paint, animal hair, resin H.

Bwa mask with long ears, 27" h. - Thomas G. B. Wheelock Collection

Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso, the Thomas G.

Africa | Zoomorphic mask from the Winiama people of Burkina Faso | Wood and polychrome paint | ca. 1974

Burkina Faso / Zoomorphic Mask from the Winiama People / circa 1974

BWA PLANK MASK, BURKINA FASO Height: 76 inches (193 cm) Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD  LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD

BWA PLANK MASK, BURKINA FASO Height: 76 inches (193 cm) Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD

Nuna people, Burkina Faso

Nuna people, Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso, 0016 Antelope – Art of Burkina Faso

Africa | Big board mask "karanga" ~ Yatenga style ~ from the Mossi people of Burkina Faso | Wood, matt patina. Polychrome paint | The "karansé" masks (sing. "karanga") are additional fixed by a dowel, which is inserted through the sides of the mask and is gripped between the dancers teeth. The simple costume consists of shirt and trousers, with a belt of raphia fibres wrapped around.

Big board mask "karanga" ~ Yatenga style ~ from the Mossi people of Burkina Faso

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