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Style of Mask:

Dogon Hare (Rabbit) Mask

Catalog #: 0906.3505
Tribe: Dogon
Country: Mali
Measurements: mask measures 16" tall x 6" wide x 4" deep.  With netting 24" overall tall.
Materials: Wood, iron, braided bark
Accessories: custom metal stand
Provenance: Collected in 2002 by Scott Farrell
Cost: $345.00 with custom stand


Notes: Contemporary and danced piece collected in 2002 in the village of Kelee.  Often referred to as a "rabbit" mask, it is actually a hare (there are no wild rabbits in Africa, only hares like our Jack rabbit). Danced for both entertainment as well as storytelling, funerals and initiation rituals.

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