Hand Carved Ashanti Tribal African Mask with Kente Cloth, "Man from Kumawu"
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Tribal marks on each cheek identify this personage as a man from Kumawu in Ghana's Ashanti region. Applications of white clay create an aged, antique effect while a cap of Ghanaian kente cloth adds color. Winfred Korley carves this stunning African mask by hand.
- 0.63 kgs
- 1.4 lbs
- 37 cm H x 15 cm W x 8 cm D
- 14.5" H x 6" W x 3.1" D
Winfred Korley has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, his raw material, to increase 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.