Iatmul people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Savi (canoe prow mask)

Other titles:
Canoe prow ornament for head hunting raids
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Yentchan Village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Iatmul people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1965
Media
Sculpture
Medium
sago palm petiole, wood, natural earth pigments, cassowary feathers, cane
Dimensions
87.0 cm height
Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
377.1994