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Artist's cultural association:
Malakula (Malekula)
Ceremonial object [navlaman] featuring two cane-covered bamboo shafts a mask on each, bound together, used for circumcision ritual c.1970 Place made: Lendamboe Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, masks ceremonial objects, bamboo, cane, vegetable paste, ochre, string

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 73.0 h x 6.5 w x 3.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.87