Handcarved monoxylous mask of the Baule Community of Cote d'Ivoire
100% handcrafted, a traditional mask of the Baule ethnic group that resisted invasion of French colonials longer than any other West African people. The mask with twin seated figures on headgear, represents powerful positive spiritual presence in its environ and was a significant mask during the fabled Goli festival. The solid attractive mask is carved out of Marina, known for durability and excellent wood grain and finish.
***MADE TO ORDER: This is custom-made to order piece. It will take us approximately 2-3 months to hand carve and deliver this item. Kindly order this piece only if you are willing to wait for this period.
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1. Authentic traditional and cultural global products; 2. 100% hand crafted; 3. All logs are dried naturally and may have cracking, checking, beetle excavations as well as other natural characteristics. Most of the woods used have beautiful grain, rustic knots and unique color variation. 4. Due to natural wood used and handmade products, no two products are alike. Every product is exclusive. 5. Made in Africa.