Zaouli Guro African Mask III
Zaouli Guro African Mask III
Zaouli Guro African Mask III
Zaouli Guro African Mask III
Zaouli Guro African Mask III
Zaouli Guro African Mask III
Zaouli Guro African Mask III

Zaouli Guro African Mask III

Regular price $118.00

A One-of-a-Kind handcarved Zaouli Guro African  Mask handmade by artist in Côte d’Ivoire.

Size: 14"L x 5.5"W

Due to the handmade nature, expect natural imperfections that come with natural material and handmade artistry.

Lightly dust to clean. No cleaners or polish.

About: The Guro people of central Ivory Coast often use mask during their traditional Zaouli dance for celebrations. The dance is believed to increase the productivity of a village that it is performed in. The mask features almond shaped eyes, round foreheads, sculpted nose and a small mouth with sprouting lips. The hairdo is often carved in elaborate geometrical patterns, surmounted by horns or a totem animal. The mask are   normally colorful and coated with natural dyes.