Fish puppet mask of the Bozo ethnic group from Burkina Faso.
This type of puppets are a symbol of their cult of fishing and they use them in different social acts such as tribal dances.
It is a piece of African art in hand-carved and painted wood made in 3 parts: The body and 2 small fins tied with rope and rubber to the body. It has a cord that slightly moves the fins when pulling.
Period: Circa 70s
Conservation: Very good
Measurements: Width 111cm x Height 50cm x Depth 19cm
Origin: Burkina Faso, Africa
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