Double-faced Senoufu Mask

Double-faced Senoufu Mask

Regular price $275.00 Sale
Product Code: AACI-DLM-0008

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Description

Senoufu Fertility Mask

A double-faced mask of the Senufo, a traditional agricultural people of the northern savanna, renowned for their woodcarving. Senufo masks are used in ritual forms of ancestor worship and are particularly prized by collectors. The Face mask or Kpelie represents ancestors. This mask has a variety of functions. It takes part in the rites of the Lo society at initiation ceremonies, at funerals and second burial rites for Lo members. It also is employed at Harvest festivals when thanks are given to ancestors who have helped to ensure good crops. The double-face masks are supposed to depict fertility and typically represent the union between a man and woman.

Specification

Length 61cm
Width 36cm
Height 11cm
Diameter 0cm
Weight 0Kg
Material Used Solid Hardwood
Local Name (Material) Caisedra (Acajou du Sénégal)
Scientific Name (Material) Khaya anthotheca
1. Authentic traditional and cultural global products;
2. 100% hand crafted;
3. All logs are dried naturally and may have cracking, checking, beetle excavations as well as other natural characteristics. Most of the woods used have beautiful grain, rustic knots and unique color variation.
4. Due to natural wood used and handmade products, no 2 products are alike. Every product is exclusive.
5. Made in Africa.