Original African Tribal Dance Mask Crafted in Wood and Metal 'Frafra Dancer'

$100.99 CAD
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Meet the Artist

This item was created

Awudu Saaed is inspired by the art and customs of the Frafra people for the design of this extraordinary mask. Known also as Fare-fare, they reside in northern Ghana and southern Burkina Faso. In Saaed's original mask design, the antiqued sese wood mask features a jute beard around the proud visage, and diagonal ridges on the crown representing braided hair. Magnificently embossed aluminum adorns the forehead and cheeks representing tribal markings.
  • Sese wood, aluminum, jute
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 0.41 kgs
  • 31 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 5.5 cm D

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