Mask

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Registration number
1269
Item name
Mask 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from E. G. Gronvold 
Raw material
Cane, string, boars' tusk.
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Head ornament - cane, string, boars' tusk. Described in Catalogue Book 1 as pig's teeth ornament.

Research notes

Exhibited in museum display no 1. The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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