Hand Beaded Nigerian Wood Mask 'My Beautiful Woman'

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Carved by hand, this exquisite mask by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu features gleaming brass and colorful beads. 'Such masks are used by men of the Igbo tribe in Nigeria to express how they feel about a woman,' he explains. 'A husband may also give such a mask to his wife to affirm how beautiful she is to him.' Mohamadu names the mask Inido, 'Beautiful' in the Igbo language.
  • African rubberwood, brass and recycled glass beads
  • 0.54 kgs
  • 25 cm H x 24 cm W x 8 cm D