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Collection

Yentchan Village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Savi (canoe prow mask)
Other titles:
Canoe prow ornament for head hunting raids
Place of origin
Yentchan VillageMiddle Sepik RiverEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Iatmul people
Year
collected 1965
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
sago spathe, painted wood, cassowary feathers, cane
Dimensions

87.0 cm height

Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
377.1994
Location
Not on display