Handcrafted African Festival Wood Mask

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SKU: 217279
This highly expressive mask with a fierce visage is adorned with snakes around the face and is worn by the Akipinis people for the Danyibakaka Festival. The event celebrates the historic crossing of the Danyi River with the aid of serpents. Once they crossed they settled there, forming the Danyi district near the town of Kpando. Sinclair Yao Daley hand-carves a loyal sese wood replica of this celebratory mask.
  • Sese wood
  • Eco-Friendly: carved from natural and sustainable wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 1.52 lbs
  • 13.8 inches H x 6.8 inches W x 3.9 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Sinclair Yao Daley