Baoule Mask


Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives
Nairobi, Kenya

Female masks with elaborate combs or hairdo in the refined style of the Boule, Guru or Yaure of Central Ivory Coast. Such masks are usd in village masquarades and competition among villages, a popular entertainment in central Ivory Coast


  • Title: Baoule Mask
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Lifespan: 1840
  • Date: 1840/1910
  • Location: Ivory Coast
  • Type: Dance Masks
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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