An image of Gourd mask

Unknown Artist

Gourd mask

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Goroka District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Benabena people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1964
Media
Mixed media
Medium
gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), coix seeds (Coix lacryma-jobi), plant fibre string, white pigment
Dimensions
31.0 x 20.0 x 14.5 cm
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
830.1979
Copyright
© Benabena people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics