Dance Costume


From: New Guinea | Kararau

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-50-651B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Guinea | Kararau
Section Oceanian
Materials Bark | Plant Fiber | Feather | Pigment

Cf. 29-50-649. Larger. The mask has an open mouth with representation of teeth and is fringed all round with hair. 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 arm holes on opposite sides of the cone.

Credit Line Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number 584 - Other Number

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