Headdress Mask

Baga People Guinea (Conakry), West Africa The colossal wooden headdress is more than six feet tall and is usually strapped to one dancer. The mask has a horizontal alignment that consists of a crocodile jaw, a human-like face, antelope horns, a snake body and chameleon tail. During a performance, a thick coat of raffia and a cloth cape were attached to the holes that encircle the mask.