The Afrimask #3 is one of our oldest, but also tried and true, cloth masks. It’s basic pattern of bright stripes recalls the comfortable warmth of a familiar blanket draped around our shoulders, the long handmade garment swaying with every step we take toward the peace of our own bed and a good night's sleep.
Features of the Face Mask
Based on the C.D.C recommendation that all Americans wear cloth masks if they go in public areas we've crafted Ankara Masks for your personal use or to use over medical-grade masks.
100% African wax cotton is also known as Ankara
Handcrafted by experienced garment workers
One size fits most but may have variation from mask to mask. If your mask is larger please tie a knot on strings to adjust the size.
Designed to emulate the shape of an N95 mask
The Afrimask is ideal for individuals who would typically wear a medium/large face mask
The inner lining is cotton which is 60%-74% effective against 1-Micron Particles.**
Hand wash ONLY with cold water, air dry.
Limited amount available
*This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
**Davies et al., (2013) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
About our Cloth Face Masks
The incredible colors and patterns of our products are one of our hallmarks. Every cloth face mask is handcrafted by Nigerian experts using 100% wax cotton, also known as Ankara, ensuring both fine quality and patterns of genuine African tribal traditions.
All of our Tribal Wave cloth face mask, and the Afrimask #3 is crafted with a double lining for increased comfort and screening. And it can be worn over the N95 medical grade face mask.
Tribal Wave masks, including the Afrimask #3 is designed to fit faces of almost any size, to comfortably compliment almost every medical professional.