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Folk Art724 of 1421Cork bluebill decoys (1958) male and femaleGabriel blowing his horn
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Posted 3 years ago


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Two of the framed masks have not been attributed to specific tribes, nor has their age been determined. The second mask is adorned with cowrie shells and is actually a double with the faces side by side. It can appear to be upside down, with the lips as eyes, but the orientation you see is correct. The brass mask is a Senufo funerary mask. The Senufo are distributed along the Ivory Coast and in Mali. Comments or suggestions very much appreciated,

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  1. jwendell222 jwendell222, 3 years ago
    Hi Vetraio50, Musikchoo, Bellings68, thanks very much for the kind attention.
    Best wishes, Jim

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