mask (dance & live theatre)

Top arm component of kanaga mask, painted white, black and blue, in geometric designs. At the ends and in the middle are crossover bindings; in the middle this forms the attachment to the main mask.

Mask commissioned for the younger brother of Aguidé to dance at the Ireli Dama of 1999. Two kanaga were commissioned from the same artist. The mask was painted by Aguidé. The number two was added after a debate amongst youths of this quarter as to who was the best dancer.

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