Dance Costume Headpiece
Basketwork. In front, representation of features of human face; long curved nose ornament; ring marking outline of face. On top, figure of a bird. At the sides, openings for the (?) arms of the masker.
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Fourteen Eyes in a Museum Storeroom (05 Feb 1952 - 31 Mar 1952)
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 75, Fig. 14
[Book] Gathercole, Peter, and Adrienne Kaeppler, Douglas Newton. 1979. The Art of the Pacific Islands. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 320, 22.45
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