SENUFO MASK 3, Ivory Coast

Photographs © Tim Hamill

SENUFO
MASK 3
12.5" high
$150
I vory Coast

Despite its appearance, this mask shows little evidence of age or use and was probably made to be sold.

These refined face masks represent women, are danced by men, and are usually associated with the Poro association. Called "Beautiful Lady" masks, they come with many variations, with rich and complex symbolism.

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