Masks in Guro Culture, Ivory Coast

New York: The Center for African Art (and The Rietberg Museum, Zurich), 1986. Softcover. Color-illus. stapled wraps with black lettering. 32 pp. with 27 color figures. Clean and tight but with light water staining to lower right corners of most pages and, in the same places, spots where pages were stuck together. Spot on back cover. Still a very nice copy. Item #147545

Chapters include Culture and Habitat; Mouse Divination; Aesthetic Principles; Figures; The Weaver and His Loom; The Mask Carver; Guro Masks; Entertainment Masks; Zamble, Gu and Zauli; Gye, the Most Powerful Mask and Dye, the Sacred Mask Ensemble; and with an introduction and bibliography. Really a fascinating, informative catalogue about this aspect of Guro Culture. Incredible masks!

Price: $65.00 save 10% $58.50