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Dan Mask

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Among the Dan people, masks are owned by families and used by individual lineage members in contexts of social control, boys circumcision camps, and entertainment. Dan people have achieved special notoriety in the area for their entertainment festivals which were historically village ceremonies, but are today performed largely for honorable visitors or tourists. Visually, the Dan masqueraders show an opposition between female beauty and gentleness and male fierceness and power. The Bagle masks are worn to entertain.

This helmet mask looks best when displayed on a stand. Museum quality stand is available for $120.

Provenance: Raskin Collection

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Product Details:

  • Size: 14" x 13" x 11"
  • Shipping: $60.00
  • Material: Wood, cowries, pigments, rope
  • Quantity: 1 available in stock
  • SKU: #DAN07

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