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MAMUS

Papua New Guinea


Artist's cultural association:
Northern New Ireland
Malagan [malanggan, malangan] mask [mamatua] Description: with bird on head
Place made: Nevalus (Avalus) village, Tabar Islands, Mapua Island, New Ireland province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, masks, Wood (Alstonia scholaris), red ochre, lime; synthetic yellow paint; aerial rootlets (known as boruboruwida on Tabar), green cloth

Dimensions: 77.0 h x 18.0 w x 37.0 d cm
Accession No: NGA 69.230.32.A-C