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Product ID: 28568

Batik wall hanging, "Oduro Mask"

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The Oduro (or brown) mask represents the powerful male king, a figure who... more

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The Oduro (or brown) mask represents the powerful male king, a figure who embodies many of the ideal traits for a ruler deemed necessary by the traditional society of Ghana. Traditionally, the shape of rings or links, such as those in Oduro’s right ear, are associated with spirituality, linking the spirit with the physical. King Oduro was known for his refined ability to heal both physical and spiritual sickness. Oduro’s large eyes seem to recall his visionary stature, which, in combination with his parted lips, suggests a willingness to speak on behalf of his ideals. K. Baka injects fiery life into this cultural figure through warm yellow and red tones. A lovely batik on cotton, this piece is rich in cultural significance and aesthethic appeal.

The piece is created from cotton cloth and vegetative dyes and may be cared for by washing in cool water, using mild soaps or detergents.

  • 0.50 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 64 cm W x 86 cm H
  • 25" W x 34" H

  • 100% cotton
  • Display rod not included
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Denise M.

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11/27/2017

"Beautiful piece to add to my collection"

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The colors are vibrate and it was exactly as the picture online which I greatly appreciated. It was everything I expected and more!

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Oduro Mask, Batik wall hanging

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Charms

From Lauderhill, Florida

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04/05/2020

"beautiful"

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Absolutely lovely. I was worried it would not be as vibrant looking, and it is gorgeous!

Best Uses

  • Home decor

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Craig

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08/01/2021

"A must for anyone who seeks Elite Designs and Motifs"

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Purchased it for my wifes birthday. She was enthralled when she saw it. She loved the colors the designs, everything about it. Amazing quality, exquisite.

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Raul

From Chicago Illinois

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05/06/2021

"Beautiful Mask"

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Have several African masks, this has a beautiful color.

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dapplemer

From rochester, NY

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05/02/2021

"look twice"

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Interesting piece. At first glance one sees only a a good design before focusing in on depictions of mother and daughter with moon and house. Lovely colors, Placed in light gray room with fountain. Serene. K Diaz

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Monique

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03/03/2021

"Cute!"

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Love these coasters! Each hand painted and not too big. I ordered them for me, but I will also be purchasing them for a friend for her birthday!

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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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