African Creative Canada

Carved Wood Shield - Bobo Mask - 55cm

The agrarian Bobo tribe can be found in eastern Burkina Faso.

This ceremonial mask symbolizes animals or spirits and is worn during ceremonies associated with new crops, initiations and funerals.

Among the Bobo, the sacredness of the mask derives from the belief that the divinity is  present in the mask.

 

This beautiful and unique mask comes with a display stand for a stunning look.

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