Heavy, triangular shaped wooden mask. White, with small diamond shaped black mouth, black wing-like eyebrows. Long thin raised nose, small horizontal slits for eyes. Black edging around chin and across top, round black appendage at top right corner. White pigment very much worn away. There is a built-out ledge at the top in back, so this may have been worn in dances. Also hung and displayed in ceremonial men's houses.
Gift of William Pepper
[Book] Linton, Ralph and Paul S. Wingert. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.74
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126
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