Baule Gbekre I

Handmade African Wood and Jute Monkey Mask

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SKU: 231893
For the Baule, one of the largest ethnic groups in the Ivory Coast, masks serve as an important connection to the spiritual world. Salihu Ibrahim of Ghana creates this Baule-style monkey mask, hand-carved of sese wood and replete with a mane of jute cords. Horizontal lines on the cheeks and forehead represent facial scarification.
  • Sese wood, jute, clay
  • 2.29 lbs
  • 13 inches H x 9.5 inches W x 8.3 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Salihu Ibrahim