African Dogon Monkey Mask 96

Item # DOG060123LT

This African monkey mask from the Dogon people of Mali and Burkina Faso stands 19 inches tall, 7 inches wide and is hand-carved of wood. These Dogon masks, incorporating human and animal features, are danced at festivals, weddings, funerals, initiation rites and other gatherings. Crowds of dancers, often numbering in the hundreds, place the masks on top of their heads with long suits of raffia covering their bodies. Their dance is accompanied by the invigorating rhythm of drums. - FREE US SHIPPING