Superb Burkina Faso BoBo Bird dance helmet mask
This beautifully styled BWA Bird mask from Burkina Faso, the BWA people, also known as Bobo Ule, carve masks which represent protective bush spirits. The masks are painted with a clay based paint. During ceremonies, highly skilled dancers wear these masks. Ceremonies are performed on various occasions which include initiations, harvests and funerals.
measures approx : 26.5" h by 8.25" w by 5.5" D