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Painted African Wood Mask of Akan Woman Crafted by Hand, "Obaa Yaa"

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Wearing green eye shadow and an elegant turban, Obaa Yaa gets her name from... more

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Wearing green eye shadow and an elegant turban, Obaa Yaa gets her name from being born on a Thursday. Ali Mohammed honors the customs and traditions of the Akan people with the design of this feminine mask, which he carves by hand of sese wood and paints with a vibrant palette of colors.

  • 0.88 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 55 cm H x 16.5 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 21.75" H x 6.5" W x 3.1" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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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74

From New England

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04/17/2021

"A great addition to my Santa collection"

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Beautiful scupture.

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03/10/2021

"Nice"

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Lovely earrings. Bigger than expected.

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  • Evening wear

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02/12/2021

"Love the design, unique Santa!"

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Love this Santa dude, especially his little belly!

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02/03/2021

"Santa"

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Beautiful work, would not hesitate buying from this Artist again.

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02/01/2021

"Bought this for my collection"

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Beautiful

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01/29/2021

"Love the look"

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This can be bought from other venues but I love the size when I wear them.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ali financially supports the education of two of his own children and two others in primary school.

Ali Mohammed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $2000.

Starting off with very humble earnings, Ali has worked hard to grow his workshop and better his livelihood and that of his family.

Ali currently supports four children who are all under the age of ten.

 
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