Dogon Yagule mask, Mali, Africa.
This is a fine ceremonial dance mask (of a young girl), crowned by a comb. Made of woven grass fibers, beads and cowrie shells. On MDF / metal base.
Literature: A. Bilot, G. Calame-Griaule, F. Ndiaye. 2001. Masques du pays Dogon. Adam Biro, Paris. Pag. 96.
Measurements approximately: Height 40 cm / 15.75 inch. Width 18 cm / 7.1 inch.