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Africa | Antelope mask ~ 'kaan' ~ from the Bobo people of Burkina Faso | Wood and paint.

Antelope mask Bobo people, Burkina Fasso 28 inches, painted wood Two antelope masks, called Kaan, rest between dances. Their ritual role is to remove any vestiges of negative energy that have accumulated in the community since the last harvest.

Africa | Masked performer, from the Bamana people, with Ntomo mask. Bamako (national district), Mali. 1970. | ©Eliot Elisofon

Masked performer with Ntomo mask, Bamako (national district), Mali.

Africa | Beaded head ~ atwonzen ~ from the Dschang region, West Bamileke, Cameroon | Wood core, covered in fabric embroidered with glass beads and cowrie shells | ca. 19th century

Beaded mask from the Bamileke people, Cameroon, wood core covered in fabric embroidered with glass beads and cowrie shells, ca.