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Africa | Mask from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood, pigment, hemp fibers | Prior to 1830

Africa | Mask from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood, pigment, hemp fibers | Prior to 1830

Galerie Bruno Frey Dogon Wirigo mask

Galerie Bruno Frey Dogon Wirigo mask

Africa | Mask "Nwantantay" from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood with pigment | Early 20th century

Africa | Mask "Nwantantay" from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso | Wood with pigment | Early 20th century

Africa |  "Bwa Plank" Masquerader. | Scanned postcard image with no details of where and who took this photo ~ but likely to be Burkina Faso

Africa | "Bwa Plank" Masquerader. | Scanned postcard image with no details of where and who took this photo ~ but likely to be Burkina Faso

Hawk mask, Bonde family, Bwa peoples, village of Boni, Burkina Faso, 1985. Photo by Christopher D. Roy.

Hawk mask, Bonde family, Bwa peoples, village of Boni, Burkina Faso, 1985. Photo by Christopher D. Roy.

Africa | Face mask "dyommo" from the Dogon people of Mali | Wood, kaolin and black paint

Africa | Face mask "dyommo" from the Dogon people of Mali | Wood, kaolin and black paint

Africa | Sawfish headdress from the Bidyogo people of the Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau | Wood, pigment and natural fiber

Africa | Sawfish headdress from the Bidyogo people of the Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau | Wood, pigment and natural fiber

Africa | A rare ‘shark mask’ from the Bidjogo people of the Bissagos Islands, of Guinea Bissau | Wood, paint and natural fiber ; worn as a dance crest on the forehead. | ca. 1st half of the 20th century

Africa | A rare ‘shark mask’ from the Bidjogo people of the Bissagos Islands, of Guinea Bissau | Wood, paint and natural fiber ; worn as a dance crest on the forehead. | ca. 1st half of the 20th century