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Product ID: 218937

Authentic Sese Wood African Mask, "Sankofa Bird"

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Inspired by the sankofa, a traditional Ghanaian adinkra symbol, Sinclair Yao... more

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Inspired by the sankofa, a traditional Ghanaian adinkra symbol, Sinclair Yao Daley creates a colorful African mask. He carves the image from seasoned sese wood and adds earrings of multicolor cotton thread and recycled glass beads. Sankofa means "go back to your roots," a message conveyed through the form of a bird with its head tilted backward.

  • 0.54 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 36 cm H x 16.5 cm W x 8.5 cm D
  • 14.25" H x 6.5" W x 3.3" D

  • Sese wood, cotton thread, recycled glass beads
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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11

Verified Reviewer

01/02/2018

"I Absolutely Love This Piece"

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I purchased this mask a couple years ago, and I am just now finally expressing my appreciation. The colors and lines of this piece are outstanding. I love how the cheeks are framed by the multicolored tassels. This mask has become one of my favorite possessions. Thank you for your work and for sharing your wonderful story. It seems that you also do truly great work for your community.

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Sankofa Bird, Authentic Sese Wood African Mask

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07/09/2016

"This mask exudes POWER!"

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Love this piece. The details and colors make it stand out no matter where you place it.

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Sankofa Bird, Authentic Sese Wood African Mask

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06/10/2019

"Beautiful!"

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I love this Art! i love that its made with your hands,from your thought processes! I love Humans! Thank you!

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Ibibio Leader, Ibibio Tribe African Mask

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11/05/2018

"Amazing work!"

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Beautiful piece! This was my first purchase with Novica and I was not let down. Sinclair Yao Daley is an amazing artist and wonderful craftsman.

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02/14/2018

"Beautiful mask"

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Great craftsmanship, attention to detail, well done, thank you!

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12/12/2017

"WOW! This is an Awesome Mask! TOP QUALITY!"

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I will definitely be ordering more masks from Novica! Thank you SO much! This is really a very well made mask!! - Dave Las Vegas, NV

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Sinclair Yao Daley has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300.

Sinclair was taught to carve by a master in the trade. Through him, he learned many traditional techniques which he continues to utilize.

Almost all of Sinclair's income comes from NOVICA. He and his wife depend on his sales for their livelihood.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

 
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