Iatmul Mask, Middle Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
height 25in (63.5cm) mei, the elongated face with nassa shell margins, shell-inlaid eyes, the nose with two boar tusks, an extension of the nose meets the curving chin from which a bird head projects, applied with human hair and ornamental shell attachments.
Provenance: Field collected by Bruce Seaman in Korogo Village Aad van der Heyde, Pao Pao/Moorea, French Polynesia Jack and Constance Wallinga, Minneapolis
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