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Hand Crafted West African Colorful Wood Wall Mask from Ghana, "Barowa"

In an elaborate two-week process, Ghanian artisan Saeed Musah crafts this stunning wall mask carved from sese wood. This mask is ornately detailed... more

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In an elaborate two-week process, Ghanian artisan Saeed Musah crafts this stunning wall mask carved from sese wood. This mask is ornately detailed using brass plates on the forehead and multi-colored recycled glass beads below the eyes. It is titled Barowa, which means "No Trouble" in the Hausa language.

  • 0.63 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 27 cm H x 23 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 10.75" H x 9" W x 3" D

  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Each artwork is unique -- wood grain, color, and pattern will differ slightly from picture
  • Recycled materials may vary slightly in color and/or pattern
  • Made in Ghana
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Ghanaicon info
  • Product ID: 258398
Saeed Musah
Saeed Musah

West Africa

Hand-carved African masks

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David

From New Orleans, Louisiana

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Dec 11, 2022

Majestic beauty”

A friend asked me to pick a favorite from my collection which is impossible when I have artwork like this one!

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Barbara

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Nov 23, 2023

An excellent art piece!”

We bought this for a wedding gift for a young couple and they absolutely loved it.

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Larissa

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Jan 02, 2023

Beautiful multi-media mask”

Id had my eye on this mask for awhile before I finally decided to get it, and Im so glad I did! I love the different materials and colours Saeed chose in crafting it. Very attractive; looks just like the photo.

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Angela

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May 30, 2022

Extraordinary”

Another great piece!!!

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dix

From Phoenix

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Jan 27, 2021

Stunning”

Excellent craftsmanship.

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Ryan

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Oct 15, 2020

AMAZING”

This mask is beautiful. well made and has unbelievable detail

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Saeed Musah has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1100.

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This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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