190202 - Old Tribal used Large African Tusyan or Toussian Mask - Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso: Tribal used Large African Tusyan or Toussian mask.
Very impressive african board mask from the Tusyan, Burkina Faso, with a bird head.
This type of mask serves the initiation cult.
It consists of a wooden board with circular eye openings with two crossing lines in between.
With abrus beans, plant fibres and painted colorful.
The bird head is attached with bast string.
Height: 90 cm.
Weidth: 48 cm.