Unknown Artist

Mask

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Fore people
Year
collected 1964
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved tree fern, feathers, burr, plant fibres, seeds, pig tusk, 4 teeth, white and pink natural pigments, knotted plant fibre headdress: double stranded, top with 13 cowrie shells, bottom with 15 cowrie shells
Dimensions
73.0 x 17.6 x 14.5 cm approx. :
0 - Whole; 47 cm; Bottom of head to top of burr hair, approx.
0 - Whole; 73 cm; Bottom of head to top of feather, approx.
0 - Whole; 19.6 cm; Width, approx.
0 - Whole; 14.5 cm; Depth, approx.
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
292.1977