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c. 1940–50
Overall: 86.4 cm (34 in.)
This artwork is known to be under copyright.
Location: not on view

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Master sculptors from Burkina Faso still make versions of masks like this today. In 2012, Burkinabé artist Yacouba Bonde came to the CMA to demonstrate his carving expertise and make a mask for the museum.


c. 1940–50

Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style maker

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