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Dan Mask | The Dan group is a tribe of the Dan-Nguere. They live in west Liberia, Guinea Conakry and west Ivory Coast. The social and spiritual base of the Dan-Nguere is the secret society Poro, that means "sierra". | Female Dan masks are known by the importance given to the face: egg-shaped, oval forehead, long and narrow eyes, thin nose and half-opened mouth, whereas the male mask are more unrealistic and sometimes include animal features

Africa | Dan mask from the Ivory Coast. Wood, feathers, wire, cowrie shells, cloth and plant fiber. | This would be a Deangle stilt dancer's mask. | ca. post 1940.

Dan Tankagle Mask, Ivory Coast