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Collection

An image of Gourd mask by

Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Gourd mask
Place of origin
MendiSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Mendi people
Year
collected 1969
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Materials used
carved gourd, human hair, burr seeds, brown earth pigment
Dimensions

45.7 cm height:

0 - Whole; 45.7 cm (18")

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
239.1977
Copyright
© Mendi people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 49. cat.no. H1