COURAGE AFRICAN MASK
COURAGE AFRICAN MASK
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Dziwohode African Mask African masks, which can be traced back to Paleolithic times, have great cultural importance and are highly sought after by both museums and art collectors. Bearing religious, ceremonial, and cultural significance, African masks typically depict animal and human characteristics and are made from a variety of woods and materials. African masks often represent a spirit and are worn by a chosen dancer during various celebrations. Connecting the living with the dead, it is believed that the spirits of the ancestors possess the wearer of the African masks. Even today, African masks play a very important and deep role in telling the history of many African people and their ancestors. The Dziwohode African Mask is a beautiful symbol of courage & strength. Translating to mean "belief in ones self", Dziwohode makes for a unique gift to give to someone who is in need of a little life "pick me up". The Dziwohode African Mask is delicately hand carved from African Sese wood & detailed to perfection. Vibrant hues adorn a wood grain finish while a spiral top adds depth and a whimsical feel to this work of African art. Dimensions for the Dziwohode African Mask: Width: 4 inches (10.16cm) Height: 17.5 inches (44.45cm) Weight: 1 pound (0.45kg) Note: The product weight, color and size may vary slightly from the stated information since these items are uniquely handcrafted resulting in minor inconsistencies.
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