This rare African mask comes from the Baoule people. This handcrafted wooden mask would be used during initiation ceremonies and performed at funerals, where they help encourage the soul of the deceased to move into the ancestral realm.
Tribe: Baoule People
Origin: Ivory Coast (West Africa)
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