About This Item
30.5 Inches Tall
8.5 Inches Across
4 Inches Deep
Materials: Handcarved Wood, Paint
Some masks may show heavy patina, sometimes including African repairs. You will receive this exact mask.
Guro masks of Ivory Coast are known for a beauty in carving and design worldAcross. The masks are thought to give their wearers spirit powers. A skillful combination of transforming human and animal features are prevalent in these pieces, creating unusual combinations.
The Guro have traded their techniques with neighboring tribes for years. Because of this, many Guro masks share traits with those of the Baule and Yaure people, who live adjacent to them.
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