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The Bidjogo ethnic group is established in the Bissagos archipelago of Guinea Bissau.


Dugn be Bidjogo Mask from Guinea
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Mask with real horns, it comes from the bis sagos archipelago, which is located in the Bissagos Archipelago, which is made up of some 30 islands off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. Tapestry nails, metal slats and red textiles adorn this massive piece featuring a bovine head with a bent mouth. The muffle also has a ring.
The mask is worn before or at the end of the initiation ceremonies, by a young initiate. cabaro, which will bend and bend, conveying the idea of a vigorous but still untamed young animal, and the need to go through the initiation process in order to acquire discipline and mastery.  These types of masks appear today for entertainment parties and on the occasion of the passage of distinguished visitors.  These masks, named vaca bruto in Portuguese Creole, were ...


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This zoomorphic African mask with real horns comes from the 'a href'U'0022https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/peoples/show/bidyogo"' Bidjogo , established in the Bissagos Archipelago of about 30 islands off the coast of the Guinea-Bissau. On this massive piece depicting a bovine head a nylon string attached to the hollowed-out noches goes around the head and ends in a small packet of raffia. The rope also encloses the massive ringed neck whose cords meet under the mask. Eyes with glass pupils and horns are highlighted with a rubber band. The mask is painted bright red, the features highlighted in white. This mask has participated in traditional ceremonies, abrasions of use. The mask is worn before or at the end of the initiation ceremonies, by a young initiate " cabaro ", who will bend and ...


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Dugn be Bidjogo Mask
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This zoomorphic African mask with real horns comes from the 'a href'U'0022https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/peoples/show/bidyogo"' Bidjogo , established in the Bissagos Archipelago of about thirty islands off the coast Guinea-Bissau. On this massive piece depicting a gaping-mouthed bovine head, the noes are adorned with a metal buckle with a rope. A rope is also intertwined at the base of the horns. White pigments highlight certain organs. Cracked wood, matte patina.
The mask is worn before or at the end of the initiation ceremonies, by a young initiate " cabaro ", who will bend and pitch up, conveying the idea of a vigorous but still untamed young animal, and the need to go through the process to acquire discipline and mastery.  These ...


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Dugn be Bidjogo Guinea Mask
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African art > African mask > Bidjogo Mask

This african zoomorphic sculpture flanked by front-end horns comes from the 'U's '0022nofollowU', '0022 href'U'0022https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/peoples/show/bidyogo" Bidjogo , established in the archipelago Bissagos consists of about thirty islands located off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. 
On this massive piece of a gaping-mouthed bovine head, the organs are highlighted with concentric decorative motifs and tapestry nails, the ears adorned with cotton yarn pompoms are covered with red pigments. Vegetable fiber cords complete the highlighting of the main features.
The mask is worn before or at the end of the initiation ceremonies, by a young initiate " cabaro ", who will bend and pitch up, conveying the idea of a vigorous but still untamed young animal, and the need to go ...





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