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Small Mask

Object Number:29-50-101
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Tambunum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Feather
Tooth
Width: 36 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:241 - Other Number

Description

Man's. Like 29-50-100 but this has teeth and a crest of cassowary feathers attached directly to basketwork. Small white feathers tied to tips of cassowary feathers. Called "Hinterkopfmaske"

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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