West African Handmade Zuchiya (heart) Mask
Artist, Salihu Ibrahim, crafts an impressive mask in the tradition of the West African Hausa people. Known as Zuchiya ("Heart"), the mask is believed to bring good fortune to those who live in the household where it hangs. Zuchiya is carved from sese wood and adorned with aluminum over the eyes. Ibrahim fashions the hair and beard from jute and raffia and adorns it with cane adornments.
- 2.9 lbs
- 11.75" H x 11.5" W x 4.3" D
- Sese wood, jute, aluminum, raffia, cane and cotton thread
- Free Gift Wrap? Yes
- Made in Ghana.
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