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Plank masks

Scope note

African masks in the form of an elongated vertical plank, positioned in front of the masker's face, and projecting upwards. Worn in Burkina Faso among the Gurunsi, Mossi, Bwa, and others.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000262851

Broader Terms used

masks (costume)

Term used for

mask, plank
masks, plank

Equivalent Terms used

plank mask

Created

12yrs ago

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