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Dance Costume Mask

Object Number:29-50-660
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Timbunke
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Clay
Pigment
Height: 64 cm
Depth: 28.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:591 - Other Number

Description

Basketwork, painted. With representation of features of human face. Broad hooked nose carries long curved nose ornament (representing joined boar's tusks?) Triangular flap at base for (?) tongue.

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