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13 inch tall original Baoule mask from the Ivory Coast

Crouching Monkey Baoule Mask Ivory Coast

  • Baule or Baoulé  are traditionally farmers who live in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast  This type of African mask is a Baule mask which is also known as a Goli mask. It is used in tribal dances during harvest festivals, in processions to honour distinguished visitors and at the funerals of important figures hence the agricultural figurative work above the masks

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