The Dan people live mostly in the Western part of the Ivory Coast into bordering Liberia. They are mostly farmers who rely in the produce of Cocoa, coffee, rice and cassava. They have earned notoriety for their entertainment festivals which are lively. During this ceremonies, masked performers dance on stilts. There are various tribal Dan face masks, each with a different fuction. The Singing mask laden with little bells and accompanied with drums, sings the praises of the festival organisers and revives ancient tales and
famous deeds of their ancestors, quoting proverbs familiar to all.
This Dan Tribal singer mask is in really good condition. Its carved out of wood and has fabric and cow hide that can be seen on the side. The bottom half has brass bells of various sizes.
Origin: Ivory Coast
Condition: This African mask is in good condition but does show some signs of use. All the bells, fabric and cow hide is attached on firm. There is a wire string in the back that was used to hang the mask. We have included a lot of photos to show the condition of this tribal mask.
Material: wood, brass bells, fabric, cow hide,
Size: 10" wide, 15" tall and 4.5" deep
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