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Collection

Toiawaro, Poroma District, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Gourd mask
Place of origin
ToiawaroPoroma DistrictSouthern Highlands ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Nembi Valley (Angal-Kewa) people
Year
collected 1969
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Botanical material
Materials used
carved gourd, white, orange, green pigment
Dimensions

27.9 cm height:

0 - Whole; 27.9 cm (11")

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
240.1977
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Adrienne L. Kaeppler, Christian Kaufmann and Douglas Newton, L'Art Océanien, Paris, 1993, 593 (illus.).

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 26 (illus.), 49. cat.no. H2