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Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H
Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H
Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H
Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H
Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H
Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H

Bobo Fing Harvest Mask With Birds Burkina Faso 19.25" H

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Superb African Bobo Fing Harvest Mask with double Birds head Burkina Faso.
shows minor wood loss due to age and use ,
overall good condition.19.25" h by 11" w by 4.75" D.
At the end of the dry season and before the harvest begins, purification ceremonies take place using masks of wood, which may represent Dwo or protective spirits. All of them incarnate the forces of fertility, fecundity, and growth. The masks symbolizing animals or spirits such as the warthog, rooster, toucan, fish, antelope, serpent, and hawk are worn during ceremonies associated with new crops, initiations and funerals. The fusion of animal spirits and man are a common Bobo mask theme often resulting in massive structural creations that tower above the dancers head