(SOLD) Dan Bird Mask with Beak, Hair and Cloth Head Cover, Mali – Africa

The Dan people, who live in Liberia and Ivory Coast are governed by secret societies. The Leopard Society acts as a major regulator of Dan life, and initiates young men. Famous for their masks, the Dan believe that spirits, known as Du, live in the forests and manifest themselves to humans in masks and masquerades, instructing and sustaining the Dan in life.

21”H x 5.5”W x 8”D

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Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 12 × 12 in