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Senoufo Kpelie Mask (N° 5958)
Mask who danced harvested after the Second World War.
In its traditional form, it is topped with a Kalao.
Brown Medina showing lighter areas.
The zoomorphic African masks of the Senufo are worn by members of the Poro society, an institution that controls political and economic life. Their function is to honor the elders or even appear at funeralsIn the senoufo society, the masks have names according to their specificity and correspond to a very specific choreography.