Tag - Bobo

Bobo Mask – Burkina Faso

1970'-1980'. Hard wood, cowries shells, paint cm. 27,0 high x cm. 58,0 width (10.63" x 22.83"). gr. 2248,0 (79,3 oz.). The Bobo are an ethnic group living in Burkina Faso although the area occupied by the Bobo extends north into Mali. Masks symbolize protective spirits who purify the land for successful planting and harvesting...