African Tribal Art - Hairpin, Mossi People, Burkina Fasso

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Hairpin, "Gratte-tetes"
Mossi people, Kaya or Bulsa region, Central Burkina Fasso
Copper alloy
5 1/8" (13 cm) high
Provenance: Bonhams NY, 2012

Hélène Leloup, Paris
Marc and Denyse Ginzberg, New York
See similar example in Land of the Flying Masks: Art and Culture in Burkina Faso by Christopher D. Roy and Thomas G.B. Wheelock, Prestel, 2007.


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