|Dimensions||36.5 × 18 cm|
Baule Ndoma small mask
Numerous intricate details adorn this downsized African mask. it presents a face
A delicate feature crowned by a braid defined by a spiked tiara. The patina is dark, shiny, and spotty
With granular ochre residues.
These Baule portrait masks ndoma are one of the oldest Baule artistic traditions
Often represents an idealized character, with characteristics that appear at the end
Entertainment dance ceremony. Depending on the region, these are called bedwo, ngblo, mblo,
adjussu etc…Each of these masks is characterized by the choice of hairstyle, location and scars,
etc… Also known as Gbagba, they embody the qualities of bravery or integrity of an elegant young girl or man
prestigious. A new generation is gradually replacing these Mblo dances, some call them Gbagba
A village that retains most of the old customs, the mask of Kpan Kpan dance uplifts the society
The subject or related to a political project.
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