"Ghost picture" of a horse rider
Gbato - Senufo
Height 30cm / 11,81in
The so called "Ghost pictures" are used by young initiated to decorate houses after a 7 years initiation time.
This object was field collected by K.-H. Krieg
cf: "Kunst und Religion bei den Gbato-Senufo" by Karl-Heinz Krieg and Wulf Lohse; Hamburgisches Museum für Völkerkunde; Page 128
Image of the painted house: courtesy of the Krieg family
No frame or stand!
Karl-Heinz Krieg; Helen Adwoa Krieg, Neuenkirchen Germany