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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, Botanical material
Materials used
gourd, clay, cane, teeth, earth pigments
Dimensions

38.1 cm height:

0 - Whole; 38.1 cm

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
288.1977
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 51. cat.no. H48

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, 18. cat.no. 248

Exhibition history (2)

Melanesian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1966–22 May 1966

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -