A very small mask in wood? covered with a layer of skin over a layer of fabric. 5 cm, 2 in
Personal Miniature Mask (Ma Go)
Small, personal masks function as amulets among the Dan and neighboring cultures, linking the owner with a particular spirit force that provides assistance and protection. Normally, they are kept hidden and brought out only during special rituals. When the owner travels, he carries the mask and might occasionally show it to indicate his association with a personal guardian spirit.