An image of Gourd mask

Unknown Artist

Gourd mask

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Mendi people
Year
collected 1969
Media
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Medium
carved gourd, human hair, burr seeds, brown earth pigment
Dimensions
45.7 cm height :
0 - Whole; 45.7 cm (18")
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
239.1977
Copyright
© Mendi people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'