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Hand Carved Sese Wood Adaoma Good Lady Mask from Ghana, "Adaoma"

Titled for an Igbo word meaning "good lady," this mesmerizing striped... more

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Titled for an Igbo word meaning "good lady," this mesmerizing striped mask uses hints of red along with bright yellow eyes that stand out from the black and white of the rest of the mask. Hand carved from local sese wood by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, the mask is also adorned with raffia at the bottom and features carved lines in the eyes and around the top of the head.

  • 0.67 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 49 cm H x 14 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 19.25" H x 5.5" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood, raffia
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 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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Jo Ann

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06/20/2021

"Striking Mask"

I wished for this beautiful mask for a long time, but it was seldom available. It is joy to gather art work from many cultures and feel a connection. I admit the name good woman added to my admiration. I hope I am one. Thank you Abdul.

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Denise

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06/03/2018

"My favorite Mask"

I own a collection of African tribal masks (mostly from Ghana). I love it. Its by far my favorite of all, It looks much as pictured yet the picture does not do the actual mask justice.

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Kristy

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01/25/2018

"Gorgeous piece of art!!!"

This is a gorgeous piece to add to my collection.

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Adaoma, Hand Carved Sese Wood Adaoma Good Lady Mask from Ghana

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Marsha

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10/20/2022

"Great Face!"

I was immediately attracted to the colors of this mask. They match my sofa and the painting hanging over it perfectly. And of course the expression of the mask is captivating. Sort of a sad face, but also a peaceful face. Love it! Superb crafting and imagination. Marsha

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Angela

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05/30/2022

"Beautiful piece"

I love the detail of this piece!!

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Deirdre

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05/29/2022

"Beautiful , captivating and colorful."

Ive been a collector of african masks for many years. This mask was irresistible for me as are all of Abduls work. He is exceptional and prolific, one artist that I admire greatly. So proud to have this inspiring mask on my wall. Thank you Abdul for all that you do.

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Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

 
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