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Collection

Wapenamanda, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Gourd mask with human hair wig
Place of origin
WapenamandaEnga ProvincePapua New Guinea
Year
collected 1963
Media category
Mixed media
Materials used
human hair on gourd head, tambu shells, pit pit seeds as teeth, human hair beard
Dimensions

45.0 cm high

Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
Accession number
287.1978
Copyright
© Under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Danièle Giraudy, Art Papou: Austronésiens et Papous de Nouvelle-Guinée, Paris, 2000, 210 (colour illus.). cat.no. 195; titled 'Masque'

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 36 (illus.), 53. cat.no. H125

Exhibition history (1)

Papuan Arts and Civilisation, Musee d'arts Africains, Oceaniens, Amerindiens, 19 Apr 2000–30 Aug 2000