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Ivory coast. Djimimi people. Carved wooden mask with long ears and lonf beak. Red pigmentation. Ornate with spikes. 44x26x14 cm (17,1x10,1x5,5 inch) 1534 gr. (53,69 oz). The Djimini (also spelt Dyimini) people of Côte d’Ivoire belong to the larger Senoufo group. They have a population of about 100,000 and live in the north-eastern area of Côte d’Ivoire, in Burkina Faso and Mali. The Djimini pass on their stories and traditions to their children. Men are considered to have reached adulthood by the age of thirty and are then taught about what being a man means and about their role in the community.

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Djimimi people Carved wooden mask with 44 cm 17 inch

Estimate €1,300 - €1,500Oct 30, 2016
Bauernmarkt 8 n18
wien, 1010
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