This miniature Dan passport mask was used by an initiate as a protective charm against illness and harm and for successful hunting and travel. Miniature masks were replicas of existing larger masks. Offerings of food, beverage, tobacco and palm oil were rubbed on the mask to increase it’s power.

Origin:  Ivory Coast
Time Period:  Mid 20th c
Provenance: From a North Carolina collection
Materials:  Wood with custom base
Dimensions:  3 in. high x  1 7/8 in. wide 
Condition: Appears in good condition with overall surface abrasions, chips and wear from use
Inventory #A3662
Price: $ 425

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