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Artist's cultural association:
Tomman Island
Dance wand [netemes patut], long stick with mask on top, used to pay assistants at circumcision ceremony, coloured with black cream, brown and red ochres c.1970 Place made: Tomman Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, masks, wood, vegetable paste, boar tusks, ochre, cobweb

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 103.0 h x 10.5 w x 10.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.80