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Title

Gourd mask

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Chuave people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Materials used

gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), machine-wove cloth, plant resin, brown and black pigments, pig tusks, mammalian teeth, plant fibre string


Dimensions

23.0 x 15.5 x 13.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

287.1977



Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 31 (illus.), 50. cat.no. H47

Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 79 (colour illus.), 160. cat.no. 25