An absolutely stunning tribally used Dan celebration dancing mask with raffia and feathers.
Originates from: Cote D’Ivoire, Buyo Lake region
Tribe: Dan We
Approximate Age: Mid 20th century
Tribally used: Yes – used in ceremonies
Provenance – Have been advised that this mask was bought from the village chief and was part of a private collection. Decorated with many guinea fowl feathers ,cowrie shells and plant seeds. These masks were and still are used in special dance ceremonies including stilt dances, one of the most colourful and impressive dances.
Measurements: W 61 cm H 61 cm D 30 cm