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Title

Gable mask

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Artist

Iatmul people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Iatmul people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved wood, red, black and white natural pigments


Dimensions

115.0 x 37.0 x 13.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

387.1994


Artist information

Iatmul people

Works in the collection

40


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 45. cat.no. 73; 'Gable mask. Aibom village, Chambri Lake. Wood, painted. 116h. Collected 1965 (30)'