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MALAPIN

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Artist's cultural association:
Ilahita arapesh people
East Sepik Province , Papua New Guinea
Yam mask Description: oval shaped mask painted in red, yellow, black and white, with arm-like appendages with feather 'hands'
Place made: Ningalimbi village, Prince Alexander Ranges, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: fibrework, masks, basketry, natural fibres, natural pigments, feathers

Dimensions: 45.5 h x 27.0 w x 11.4 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.83