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

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

Africa | Mask “wan balinga” from the Mossi people of Burkina Faso | Wood, polychrome paint

Africa | Mask “wan balinga” from the Mossi people of Burkina Faso | Wood, polychrome paint

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

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

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.

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Burkina African Helmet mask from the northern Tussian or Siemu people of Burkina Faso

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