Korhogo Ceremonial Headpiece with HornsArtist(s)SenufoArtist NationalitySenufo (culture or style)Object Creation Date1900-1983Medium & Supportwood, raffia and imported fabricDimensions
20 11/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 9 15/16 in (52.5 cm x 26 cm x 25.3 cm)Credit LineGift of Meryl Pinsof-PlattLabel copy
The horned mask is an ancient West African masquerade art form. To the Senufo, the wild bush cow is a major symbol of power and magic.Primary Object Classification Wood and Woodcarving Primary Object TypemaskCollection AreaAfricanRights
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horn (animal material)