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Wood wall accent, 'Guro Woman' - Sese Wood Female Decorative Wall Accent from Ghana

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Sese Wood Female Decorative Wall Accent from Ghana, "Guro Woman"

Perfect for hanging on a wall, this decorative accent from Ghana is carved by... more

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Perfect for hanging on a wall, this decorative accent from Ghana is carved by hand of locally-collected sese wood to depict a proud woman, given an antiqued finish. Sticks like these are part of an important tradition for members of the Guro tribe, given to women who are heads of households. Salihu Ibrahim designs the wall accent, working with local artisans to create it.

  • 0.18 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 53 cm H x 5 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • 20.75" H x 2" W x 2.2" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Georgia

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07/02/2019

"Great antiqued finish!"

I love this well built hand carved piece. Thank you!

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Guro Woman, Sese Wood Female Decorative Wall Accent from Ghana

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Archeopteryx

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06/15/2022

"Butterfly Bird Mask"

This is outstanding! It hangs near our stairs after coming in the front door of the house. The craftsmanship is exquisite, and the colors flow into the space. When hung on a single hook it hangs at a slight angle, but I feel that accentuates it.

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Landon

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04/14/2022

"Gorgeous"

This fabulous mask looks beautiful in my library.

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Sandy

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03/11/2022

"The hair on the other hand is full and beautiful"

It was beautiful but I was hoping the beard would be fuller like in the picture- it is very skimpy The hair on the other hand is full and beautiful

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Tatyana

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01/21/2022

"Beautiful elephant"

Im a big fan of Salihu Ibrahim and this mask is another addition to my collection. Well done again Salihu Ibrahim!

Purchased Item:

Guro Elephant II, Hand Carved Guro Elephant Mask Made in West Africa

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Oumarou

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11/20/2021

"Excellent"

Extremely good quality highly pleased. thank you .came as advertised and nicely packaged.incredibly satisfied.

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Fang Culture, Original Hand Carved Wood Fang Style Wall Mask

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