Mask

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
3904
Item name
Mask 
Category
Bodywear
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Morobe Province > Huon Gulf District > Huon Gulf style
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend M. Lohe 
Raw material
Wood; commercial paint
Dimensions
H: 420 mm W: 220 mm L: D: 200 mm Circum:

Description

Wooden mask with red, black and blue commercial paint.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

In the Red exhibition label: Mask, early 20th century. This fine old mask was probably later over painted to attract a European buyer.

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