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Abelam people East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Baba tagwa [mask] mid 20th century Description: basketry headdress painted red and black with white outlines and a nose piece
Place made: Prince Alexander Ranges, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Creation Notes: prior to 1962
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, masks, basketry, natural fibres, natural pigments
Dimensions: 40.0 h x 22.0 w x 33.5 d
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.52
Provenance:
  • Collected by Anthony Forge 1958-60, 1962-63