Wan Dance

Handcrafted African Sese Wood Mask with Horns from Ghana

$159.99
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SKU: 210952
Description
Masks like this one are typically used by people of the Wan tribe during traditional dances at the Danfra festival of peace. During this festival, members of many different tribes come together to thank the gods for their blessings. Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim recreates that tradition with this mask, handcrafted of sese wood with horns atop the head and raffia fibers adorning the ears.
  • Sese wood, raffia
  • 1.65 lbs
  • 17 inches H x 11 inches W x 4.7 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Salihu Ibrahim

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  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children
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    Moving On Up
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2 Reviews

  • 5
    Wan Dancer

    Posted by Contrillus on Oct 12th 2019

    This is a must buy! Great quality! Beautiful!

  • 3
    good value

    Posted by C on May 22nd 2018

    I just like this one

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