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Title

Gourd mask

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Artist

Chuave people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Chuave people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1964


Materials used

gourd, resin, rattan cane, plant-fibre string, red pigment, tigaso? oil


Dimensions

38.0 x 13.5 x 16.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

288.1977


Artist information

Chuave people

Works in the collection

6


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

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