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#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.
#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.
#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.
#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.
#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.
#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.

#3542 African Colorful Fish Mask Bozo Bamana 25" H.

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A wonderful wildly carved of one piece of wood and brightly painted mask in the form of a Fish .

25" h by 9.5" w by 5.25" D

This important piece was part of a masquerade that is centered in the region around the Bamana city of Segou or the Bozo area of Mopti. This Bozomask is performed by young men of the region during the Sogo ba masquerade. youth groups, sing, dance, drum, manipulate puppets or dance masks in creating performances called Sogo Ba. Though considered to be a form of entertainment the performances are directed towards a description of the moral universe and the imperfection of humans and the need to educate people as regards ethical behavior and how to attain a religious way of life and how to maintain social and familial stability