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19/20th Century Adone Headdress, Kurumba People, Burkina Faso

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Kurumba People, Burkina Faso
Adone Headdress, 19th/20th century

A 19/20th century Adone headdress in polychrome paint, from the Kurumba people of Burkina Faso. The entire headdress carved in wood is painted in a diamond pattern with white stippling and bands at the antlers. The antelope headdress was worn during funerary rituals and ancestral veneration ceremonies.


- patina and age cracks as appropriate


7.0" W x 49.0" H x 19.0" D

- measurements include the base

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