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Ivoirian wood mask, 'Baule Indigo Moon' - Handcrafted Ivory Coast Wood Mask Curate

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Handcrafted Ivory Coast Wood Mask, "Baule Indigo Moon"

Carved by hand from sese wood, this stunning mask depicts the face of the moon.... more

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Carved by hand from sese wood, this stunning mask depicts the face of the moon. Salihu Ibrahim creates a design from the Baule people of Côte d'Ivoire. "Such masks are used on the first day the moon appears, in celebration and gratitude for God's blessings," the artisan explains.

  • 2.20 kgs
  • 4.9 lbs
  • 53 cm H x 34 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 20.75" H x 13.5" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

Product Reviews By Customers
3 reviews

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"Wood Mask, 'Baule Indigo Moon'"

I just received this on June 25, 2016, and it is a gorgeous wall hanging. Looks fantastic in my home. Nicely done. The photo is SPOT ON accurate. Love it!!!

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"Beautiful mask"

Great craftsmanship, attention to detail, well done, thank you!

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"Rich color and attentive abstract design "

This piece compliments our contemporary art and furniture in the modern interior of our living room. We display it next to a colorful abstract painting. It looks wonderful.

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Conversation piece Abstract Art
Best Uses
  • Home decor, Abstract Art

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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim


I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!


This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.

Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.