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Lawa or Lendamboe Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia

Dance wand with mask [alisin] used in the circumcision feast (noemalemp)
coloured in white, red and brown ochres
c.1970 Materials & Technique: costume and dress, masks, wood, clay, tree fern fibre, boar tisks, ochres
Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 47.0 h x 9.5 w x 10.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.55