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Cotton batik wall hanging, 'Banish Bad Luck' - African Handmade Yellow Batik Wall Hanging Curate

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African Handmade Yellow Batik Wall Hanging, "Banish Bad Luck"

West Africa has a rich tradition of masks, embodied in a wall hanging by K.... more

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West Africa has a rich tradition of masks, embodied in a wall hanging by K. Baka. Each has its meaning – protection, strength, peace, joy and love, for example. This beautiful batik depicts a mask with an adinkra symbol on the forehead. Mmsusuyidee means "that which removes bad luck" in the Twi language and is a symbol of good fortune and sanctity.

  • 40 grams
  • 1.41 oz
  • 37.5 cm W x 68 cm H
  • 14.75" W x 27" H

  • 100% cotton
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

K. Baka has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton fabric for continued production.

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.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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11 Testimonials for K. Baka

Andre Raw

Rio de Janeiro / RJ / Brazil

Looks great on my wall!

Lawrie

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Sir- I received your wall hanging today called ""Long Cool Drink."" It is exquisite! You are very talented! Thank you for sharing your talents and your God given gift with me. It is hanging for all to see. Thank you. Sincerely, Mr. Lawrie Kowalski , Edmonton, Canada

Heather

Tyler, Texas,USA

I purchased Elephant Child. Not only is it more beautiful in person, it also creates a great energy in the room. It is officially the coolest thing on my wall, and I have lots of cool things on my walls. I highly recommend this exquisite tapestry to anyone who loves elephants like I do.
 
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