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 20th century
collected 1964
Media
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Medium
gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), machine-wove cloth, plant resin, brown and black pigments, pig tusks, mammalian teeth, plant fibre string
Dimensions
23.0 x 15.5 x 13.0 cm
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
287.1977
Copyright
© Chuave people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics