Yaure Blue Lady Bird Mask


The Yohure live in Ivory Coast.

They possess a strong sense of identity and have evolved a refined art. The Yohure decorate different everyday objects with figurative representations, but first of all their beautiful masks reveal their artistic abilities.

Their  masks represent human faces often supplemented by animal attributes. In this case - a pretty bird.They have an elongated face with a protruding mouth and pierced semi-circular eyes set under a high forehead. An elaborate plaited coiffure parted on each side, often with horns at the end, completes the image, while the outline of the mask is characteristically surrounded by a serrated edge. The function of various types of mask is not rigidly fixed, which leads to their appearance during many ceremonies.  

This is a decorative mask.

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Product Details:

  • Size: 12" x 6"
  • Shipping: $40.00
  • Material: Wood
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