Bobo Half Plank
Story behind the product ~ Masks play an important role in the ceremonies of the Bwa living in Burkina Faso. Carved and painted wood with zoomorphic and geometric designs, Bwa Bobo plank mask are worn during initiation ceremonies. The key to understanding plank mask forms is that these masks are not representational, but embody supernatural forces that act on behalf of the Bwa clans that use the masks.
Country of origin ~ Burkina Faso, West Africa
Materials ~ Wood
Dimensions ~ 30cm W x 5cm D x 100cm H
All measurements are approximate.
Each piece has been intricately created by hand. If there are small flaws it is of celebration, of 'made by hand', making each and every piece unique with tiny little differences.
Note about shipping ~ Freight is not calculated at checkout as we will individually source the best price for your order. Freight quotes are based on volume of stock and destination.