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Title

Mei mask

collected 1965


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Mai mask

Mwai mask


Cultural origin

Iatmul people


Date

collected 1965


Materials used

painted wood, shells


Dimensions

87.0 cm height


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

412.1994



Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas, Tony Tuckson, Sydney, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1972, (illus.).