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Ivory Coast Bobo Sun Mask
23.5" x 8" x 36"
Handcrafted from wood & paint
Hand sourced from Côte d'Ivoire
The Bwa people have produced different types of masks portraying human and animal appearances, characterized by dramatic abstract features and brightly coloured geometric designs worked onto the surface of these masks. Bwa masks appear on a number of occasions such as:
· The initiation of young boys – where they are informed about the different masks, their meaning and what the various masks symbolizes
· During annual celebrations when the masks are danced with
· Masks may also appear at the funerals of honored members of the men’s society
· Young men may simply dance with the masks on market days as entertainment and as a means to make money and attract young women.
*All products are handmade and vary slightly in size, color, and design
If for some reason your purchase doesn’t work out, we accept returns within 7 days for exchange or store credit. For returns to be accepted, all items must be unused with tags still attached. Returns that are damaged, altered, or soiled will not be accepted. Please contact info@houseofnomdesign.
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Damages to merchandise during transit are rare, but do happen occasionally. If your order arrives with a defect or damage please contact us within 48 hours of receiving with photos of packaging and we will do our best to have a replacement shipped out as soon as possible.
Some furniture, wall decor, and lighting items are shipped directly from our vendor to your home. Lead time and shipping varies depending on the product and information will be specified in each product description.
Please note, changes to a shipping address can only be made within 24 hours from the time you purchase. Once an item has shipped we cannot make any changes or updates to an order.
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Almost all of our items are handmade and/or vintage. Meaning they are one of a kind and have imperfections that make each item unique and beautiful. We inspect our items thoroughly and the condition is already reflected in the price.
We recommend that all our items are dry cleaned, however some can be machine washed on a delicate cold cycle. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions and concerns about a particular product.