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Abelam people East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Karahut [mouth ornament] mid-20th century Description: nose mask of tusks, cowrie shells, fibre string and woven fibre painted red, black and yellow
Place made: Prince Alexander Ranges, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, Jewellery, natural fibres, natural pigments, cowrie shells, tusks
Dimensions: 42.5 h x 11.0 w x 4.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.73
  • Collected by Anthony Forge 1958-60, 1962-63