Dance Costume Mask
From: New Guinea | Kararau
Curatorial Section: Oceanian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||New Guinea | Kararau|
|Materials||Wood | Shell | Pigment|
Cf. 29-50-649. This is larger. The mask (large) has the mouth open with representation of teeth and is fringed all round with hair. It has shell inlay eyeballs. Above the mask a feathered ring surrounds the cone. The bottom fringe is of dyed grass, bunches of which also conceal two large holes on opposite sides of the cone.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924|
|Other Number||584 - Collector Number|
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