The day-long Goli spectacle features the appearance of four pairs of masks. Kple Kple are the junior male masks, the most abstract of Baule figurative art. Reflecting Baule belief in a certain gender ambiguity, the Kple Kple male pair is sexually subdivided through color, red signifying masculinity and black signifying feminity. In the Wan version, which the Baule borrowed and adapted a century ago, Goli was a religiously powerful funeral performance; the Baule enact it as a festive entertainment accompanied by music and palm wine. See Vogel 169-86.

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