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

Zaouli Guro African Mask

Regular price $118.00

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

Size: 16"L x 6"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.