Guli Mask. Baule, Ivory Coast
D:3.5" W:13" H:26"
Guli masks depict an abstracted face of a buffalo, and animals that represents a spirit of the Savannah. They are worn in dances with multiple masks of different colors and diverse meanings. This is a beautiful decorative version that was carved to emulated earlier ceremonial Guli masks in Baule society.
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