Large Baule Passport Mask
Large Baule Passport Mask

Large Baule Passport Mask

Decorative Masks

Product Description

The Baule passport masks were traditionally carried around by the Dan People.  Kept in a leather pouch they are often miniature copies of a family mask, which used to be used as a form of identification.  They were aslo often shown off to honor important visitors to the village.  Most masks are carved to be similar to a specific family member or person of honor.

 

Product Specification

30cm (12") x 39cm (15")

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