Carving

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Registration number
40094
Item name
Carving 
Category
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Unknown > P.N.G. unspecified
Map
Collector
Professor D. W. McElwain 
Acquisition date
August 16, 1996 
Acquisition method
Donated by Professor D. W. McElwain 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Miniature mask overall 90mm x 70mm. It is of a face with prominent nose, at the end of which a projection extends to the base. Ochre colouring, mainly yellow, white and brown, with black circles for eyes. A metal eyelet has been nailed at the top for hanging.

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