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Hand Painted Oblong Sese Wood Mask from Ghana, "Dinpa"

Ghana's Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this stunning wall mask to brighten your home. Carved from local sese wood, the oblong mask is hand painted in black and white stripes with red, blue, and yellow accents. The artisan calls the mask Dinpa, which... more

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Ghana's Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this stunning wall mask to brighten your home. Carved from local sese wood, the oblong mask is hand painted in black and white stripes with red, blue, and yellow accents. The artisan calls the mask Dinpa, which means "good name" in the Ghanaian Akan language.

  • 0.93 kgs
  • 2.0 lbs
  • 48 cm L x 18 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 19" L x 7" W x 4.3" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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 Ghanaicon info
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ARTwithVISION

From Florence, AZ, USA

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03/13/2023

"I LOVE MASKS, and this one is a great addition to my collection"

I adore the whimsy of the carved mask, the black and white with bright colored accents. He is delightful.

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  • wall art

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Dinpa, Hand Painted Oblong Sese Wood Mask from Ghana

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Arrita

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06/11/2024

"Very detailed"

Nicely made solid, and the color is stunning and distinct.

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Barbara

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05/12/2024

"awesome mask"

loved it

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JOSEPH

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04/04/2024

"A lovely work of art"

My wife and I love this tribal mask keep up the good work Abdul. We will be ordering again shortly.Thank YouJoseph

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Bert

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06/26/2023

"Fabulous mask"

This is one of my very favorite masks. It is completely unique, and I had been looking for one like this for a long time.A++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Philip

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04/16/2023

"Beautiful mask"

This mask has been hanging on the wall in our living room for the past couple of years. It has a great finish and gives a warm, welcoming and interesting feel to the room. Very happy with it.

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Serve Well, African wood mask

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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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