Bobo Ceremony

Burkina Faso African Mask Hand Carved from Native Wood

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SKU: 230303
Well-known for their prolific use of masks during ceremonies, the Bobo peoples live in the Upper Volta region of Burkina Faso and Mali. Salihu Ibrahim in Ghana presents this Bobo-style mask, hand-carved from West African hardwood. The helmet-shaped mask features a protuberant nose and a collar etched with a geometric motif. The mask is intended for tabletop display.
  • Sese wood, clay
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended for display on a tabletop or other flat surface
  • 1.57 lbs
  • 11 inches H x7.5 inches W x 7 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Salihu Ibrahim