Hand Carved Sese Wood and Jute West African Wall Mask, "Protective Dan"
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Inspired by the Dan people of Liberia this African wood mask is used for protection and as a channel for communication with the spirit world. Eva Asantewa Amakye of Ghana, meticulously hand carves this mask from sese wood and completes it with a beard of jute. A scarification line splits the mask's forehead while triangles mark the high forehead.
- 0.60 kgs
- 1.3 lbs
- 28.5 cm H x 18 cm W x 10.5 cm D
- 11.25" H x 7" W x 4.1" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
Eva Asantewa Amakye has received a $500 microcredit loan with 0% interest.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.