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Title

Board (gable mask?), in the form of a head

collected 1965

Artist

Iatmul people

Papua New Guinea

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Kanganaman Village Middle Sepik River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Iatmul people
    Date
    collected 1965
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    painted wood, rattan straps on back
    Dimensions
    142.0 cm height
    Credit
    Purchased 1965
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    375.1994
    Artist information
    Iatmul people

    Works in the collection

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  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Peter Laverty (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly (vol. 13, no. 4), Sydney, Jul 1972, 697 (illus.). "The primitive art area is temporarily situated on the first floor. Exhibits are from the Sepik River, New Guinea, along with a grave-symbol figure from New Hebrides, in the left foreground". The 'Board (gable mask?)' is seen on the wall to the right, together with other works collected by Tuckson in the 1960s and early 1970s.

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