Hand Carved African Sese Wood and Aluminum Mask from Ghana, "North and South"
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Henry Acquah's mask design features a brown and yellow-painted face embellished with aluminum plating, along with two long wooden extensions above and below the main part of the mask. Made from local sese wood, the artisan hand carves the mask and dries it for two weeks before sandpapering and then painting the finished product.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Henry Acquah has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $700.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.