Crafted from embossed brass and aluminum, a third eye decorates the forehead of this African mask from Ghana. Victor Dushi designs the mask, which is hand-carved from sese wood in a round shape. Beneath red, squinting eyes, embossed aluminum accentuates the cheeks, reflecting traditional scarification practices.
Sese wood, brass, aluminum
Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
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