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Ivoirian wood mask, 'Baule Moon Lover' - Ivoirian wood mask Curate

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Ivoirian wood mask, "Baule Moon Lover"

Carved by hand from sese wood, this stunning mask depicts the face of the moon.... more

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Details

Carved by hand from sese wood, this stunning mask depicts the face of the moon. Salihu Ibrahim depicts a design from the Baule people of Côte d'Ivoire. "Such masks are used on the first day the moon appears, in celebration and gratitude for God's blessings," the artisan explains.

  • 0.92 kgs
  • 2.0 lbs
  • 52 cm H x 31 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 20.5" H x 12.25" W x 2" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

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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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

Guest

I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!

Richard

This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.

Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.
 
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