Maame Sankofa

African Wood Wall Mask with Recycled Glass Beadwork

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SKU: 272702
Hand-carved from sese wood, this African wood mask is titled Maame Sankofa or 'Mother of Sankofa' by its designer, Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. Sankofa is a Twi word meaning 'reach back and get it.' The Sankofa adinkra symbol of a bird taking an egg off its back is a representation of the belief that the past should serve as a guide for planning the future. It is created on this mask using recycled glass beads.
  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • 1.52lbs
  • 18.3 inches H x 5.5 inches W x 2.8 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu