Hand Carved Sese Wood and Brass Wall Mask from West Africa, "Ayomide II"
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Brilliant brass plates shimmer on the forehead of this multi-colored mask of West African origin. With pursed lips, stylized hair, and patterns crafted from carefully placed glass beads, this mask presented by Saeed Musah is sure to inspire awe. It is named Ayomide, which means "my joy has come" in the Yoruba language.
- 0.61 kgs
- 1.3 lbs
- 32 cm H x 16 cm W x 8 cm D
- 12.5" H x 6.25" W x 3.1" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Saeed Musah has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1100.
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.
This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.