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Abelam people East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Yam mask [Cane mask] early to mid-20th century Description: basketry mask
Place made: Prince Alexander Ranges, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Creation Notes: prior to 1963
Materials & Technique: sculptures, masks, basketry, natural fibres, natural pigments
Dimensions: 30.8 h x 29.0 w x 12.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.49
Provenance:
  • Collected by Anthony Forge 1958-60, 1962-63