An image of Gourd mask

Chuave people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Gourd mask

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Chuave District, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Chuave people
Year
mid 1990s
collected circa 1964
Media
Sculpture
Medium
gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), gum, nine bovine teeth, plant fibre string, brown, grey and orange natural pigments
Dimensions
25.5 x 21.0 x 11.0 cm approx.
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
286.1977