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Mascara Africana de Ossain

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Nigerian Wood Mask - Fulani Maiden | NOVICA

Nigerian Wood Mask, 'Fulani Maiden'

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Dan masks have a typically high forehead, pouting mouth and pointed chin. They may also have scarification marks like the line that splits the forehead and nose in our example above.    Dan masks are carved in wood and stained with a brown dye.Dan masks are sacred objects.Dan masks are used for protection and as a channel for communication with the spirit world. The Dan also carry small 'passport masks' for personal protection when they are living away from home.The Dan believe that their…

Dan masks have a typically high forehead, pouting mouth and pointed chin. They may also have scarification marks like the line that splits the forehead and nose in our example above. Dan masks are carved in wood and stained with a brown dye.Dan masks are sacred objects.Dan masks are used for protection and as a channel for communication with the spirit world. The Dan also carry small 'passport masks' for personal protection when they are living away from home.The Dan believe that their…

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