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Collection

Chuave District, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Gourd mask
Place of origin
Chuave DistrictSimbu (Chimbu) ProvincePapua New Guinea
Year
collected 1964
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Mixed media
Materials used
gourd, coloured brown on black background, cloth, pig's tusk, human teeth
Dimensions

25.4 cm height:

0 - Whole; 25.4 cm (10")

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
287.1977
Copyright
© Under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

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