This lizard from Burkina Faso, usually commissioned by the village, this mask was carved to represent "SU", a bush spirit. The mask is danced in village festivals honoring harvests, births, weddings, funerals, etc. Made from wood and homemade paint. This carved lizard can be hung on the wall or makes a great table decoration.
Measures: 37h x 7w x 7.5d inches
Condition: Good, wear commensurates with age.
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