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Title

Mask

collected 1972

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Yauna Kainantu District Eastern Highlands Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Agarabi people
    Date
    collected 1972
    Media categories
    Ceremonial object , Botanical material , Animal material
    Materials used
    bark, cane, feathers, pit-pit seeds, white, brown, violet pigment
    Dimensions
    30.5 x 40.6 cm :

    0 - Whole, 30.5 cm (12")

    0 - Whole, 40.6 cm (16")

    Signature & date

    Board Minutes: 27 May 1977

    CORRESPONDENCE:

    4. From Mr S.G. Moriarty:
    Offering to sell to the Art Gallery of New South Wales his Eastern Highlands and Western Highlands artifacts (total value $51,000), and enclosing copy of valuation from the Wayne Heathcote Gallery, Paddington.
    Following discussion IT WAS
    77/5-33 RESOLVED that the Gallery purchase the collection as proposed

    AGNSW Trustees Minutes Book, 27 May 1977, pg. 8734

    Credit
    Purchased 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    281.1977
    Copyright
    © Agarabi people, under the endorsement of PIMA's 'Code of Ethics'
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  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication